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Database Information Shipwreck Forest City

Basic Information

Name(s)  Forest City
Registry  US
Official Number 9914
Vessel Type Bulk Freighter
Year Built 1870
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Steeple Compound Engine


Length 217 ft
Width  33 ft
Depth  14 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2901922/data?n=6 ; https://parks.canada.ca/amnc-nmca/on/fathomfive/activ/plong-dive

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Ontario
60 ft to 150 ft
GPS Coordinates 45° 18.909′ N 081° 33.422′ W
Site Description The wreck sits on quite an incline with the shallow broken bow in 60 ft of water and the more intact stern in 150 ft. Highlights of the site are the steeple compound engine, double boiler, tow bits, rudder post and hull strapping.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured July 2022
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 1-2023
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 8-15mm set at 15 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 2,986
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 Metashape Professional Version 1.8.0 Build 13794
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2,983
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
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 2,986
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes