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Database Information Falcon

Basic Information

Name(s)  Falcon aka Kate Buttironi
Registry  US
Official Number 14393
Vessel Type Bulk Freighter
Builder George King
Place Built Marine City, Michigan
Year Built 1881
Year Sank Nov 7, 1901
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 174.5′ ft
Width 31′  ft
Depth 20′  ft

Vessel History

Disposition Stranded on South Fox Island, Lake Michigan on Nov 7, 1901
Complete Historic Information Linkhttp://greatlakeships.org/3637184/data?n=10  https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/434050

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Michigan
25 ft
GPS Coordinates 45° 23.286′  N 085° 52.098′ W
Site Description The Falcon is a splayed out shipwreck.  The ship bottom and sides are all on site.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman
Year Captured 2020
Time it took to capture 40 minutes

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed July 2020
Hours of input to complete 6 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 20mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver,
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 2326
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x 4480
– Natural
Number of lights – 0
If known Kelvin Temperature
Light Output Lumens

Model Information

Software Used  Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.6.2 Build 10247
Data Format  RAW, .jpg
Number of Source Images used – 2326
Are these images original or adjusted; RAW converted to .jpg color corrected
Portion of the site covered: Entire site

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC RAW .jpg
Number of Still Images 2326 each
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes