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Database Information Shipwreck Dolphin

Basic Information

Name(s)  Dolphin (of Racine)
Registry  US
Official Number 6205
Vessel Type Schooner
Year Built 1862
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Masts 2
Engines None


Length 119 ft
Width  26 ft
Depth   ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2898385/data?n=14 , https://images.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/45051/data?n=4

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Michigan
GPS Coordinates 45° 49.132′  N 084° 59.748′ W
Site Description The Dolphin lies nearly intact in 110′ of water. The two masts are broken at the deck but lie across the deck. The aft cabin is intact but filled to the deck level with silt. The ships wheel, anchors, windlass, centerboard winch are all extant on the site. The wreck was discovered in 2021.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman, Ken Merryman
Year Captured August 2021
Time it took to capture 60 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 11-2021
Hours of input to complete 10 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 8-15mm set at 15 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV and swimming
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 3,176
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature CRI 90
Light Output Lumens 2×10000, 2×5000

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.7.5 Build 13229
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 3,168
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Complete

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 3,176
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes