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Database Information Shipwreck George Nester

Basic Information

Name(s)  George Nester
Registry  US
Official Number 85976
Vessel Type Schooner
Year Built 1887
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 206.6 ft
Width 35.2 ft
Depth 14 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2905610/data ; https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/438307;  https://images.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/46702/data

Wreck Site Information

Lake Superior
State or Province Michigan
100 ft
GPS Coordinates 46° 58.047′  N 088° 00.233′ W
Site Description The model is just the side of the ship. The side contains the steel arch and iron knees.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured August 2023
Time it took to capture 15 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 9-2023
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 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 – 878
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 – 878
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 3.0 ft
Portion of the site covered: Partial. The model is just the deep side of the ship.

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 878
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes