Schooner Defiance 3D Interactive Model

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Schooner Defiance Database Information

Basic Information

Name(s)  Defiance
Registry  US
Official Number Unknown
Vessel Type Schooner
Builder Captain Roby
Place Built Perrysburg, OH
Year Built 1848
Year Sank 1854
Hull Material Wood
Masts 2 on site
Engines None


Length115  ft
Width 25 ft
Depth 10 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Link

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
180 ft
GPS Coordinates  N45° 14.058’ W83° 16.707’
Site Description The Defiance sits upright and very intact with two masts still standing although they are not reproduced in the model.  Evidence of the collision can be seen in damage to the bow.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman
Year Captured July 2020
Time it took to capture 20 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 11-12-2020
Hours of input to complete 12 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 16-35mm set at 16 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver,
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 1265
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature CRI 90
Light Output Lumens 2×5000, 2×3500

Model Information

Software Used  Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.6.3 Build 10732
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 1227
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Deck complete. Bottom of the hull and masts are missing from model. The internal aft cabin was also covered at a distance and can be seen by zooming through the side of the model.

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
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Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1265
Video Clip None