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Database Information Shipwreck Hercules

Basic Information

Name(s)  Hercules
Registry  CA
Official Number  
Vessel Type Sidewheel Steamer
Year Built 1856
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 122 ft
Width  26 ft
Depth  12 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2905646/data?n=6https://images.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/53516/data?n=6

Wreck Site Information

Lake Ontario
State or Province Ontario
10 ft
GPS Coordinates 44° 11.962′ N 076° 27.612′ W
Site Description The wreck is just the bottom of the ship with many fasteners sticking up from the timbers.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Matthew Charlesworth, Ken Merryman
Year Captured June 2022
Time it took to capture 15 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 2-2023
Hours of input to complete 8 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, 4k video
Number of images Submitted – 1,315
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480, 3840×2160
Lighting – Natural
Number of lights – 
If known Kelvin Temperature 
Light Output Lumens 

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Metashape Professional Version 1.8.0 Build 13794
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 1,271
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 3.0 ft
Portion of the site covered: Complete

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: Matt Charlesworth and Ken Merryman of 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1,315
Video Clip Yes
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes