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Database Information Fletcher

Basic Information

Name(s)  Fletcher
Registry  US
Official Number 120142
Vessel Type Bulk Freighter
Builder George H. Notter
Place Built Niagara River Transportation Co., Suspension Bridge, NY., Buffalo NY
Year Built 1873
Hull Material Wood
Masts None
Engines None


Length 186 ft
Width  34 ft
Depth  14 ft

Vessel History

Disposition Sank at South Fox Island November 21, 1880
Source Alpena County George N Fletcher Library Maritime Collection
Complete Historic Information Linkhttp://greatlakeships.org/2899640/data?n=2

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Michigan
15 ft
GPS Coordinates 45° 25.331′ N 085° 52.769′ W
Site Description The Fletcher is a splayed out shipwreck in multiple pieces separated by a couple hundred yards.  This model is just one piece.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Kenneth Merryman
Year Captured 2020
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 7/19/2020
Hours of input to complete 4 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 16mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver,
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 1079
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x 4480
– Natural
Number of lights – 
If known Kelvin Temperature 
Light Output Lumens 

Model Information

Software Used  Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.6.2 Build 10247
Data Format RAW color corrected and converted to .jpg
Number of Source Images used – 1079
Are these images original or adjusted; RAW converted to .jpg color corrected
Portion of the site covered: This is just the bottom of the ship.  There are at least two other major pieces in shallow water and a boiler.

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source RAW, CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1079 RAW and 1079 jpg
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes