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Database Information Shipwreck Hetty Taylor

Basic Information

Name(s)  Hetty Taylor
Registry  US
Official Number 95356
Vessel Type Schooner
Year Built 1874
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 84 ft
Width  23 ft
Depth  8 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2900055/data?n=1https://www.wisconsinshipwrecks.org/Vessel/Details/274?region=Index

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Wisconsin
Depth 105 ft
GPS Coordinates 43° 40.890′ N 087° 39.290′ W
Site Description  The Hetty Taylor sits upright in 105 ft of water partially embedded in the bottom especially near the stern. The stern and starboard side near the stern is broken but the bow, the forward half of the deck, and bow sprit is still fairly intact. The anchor windlass, centerboard trunk, cabin roof (although disarticulated), stove, and rudder are extant on the site.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Keith Meverden, Wisconsin Historical Society, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Year Captured June 2010
Time it took to capture 110 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 1-2023
Hours of input to complete 6 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Unknown
Lens – 
Sensor – 
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted  6,541
Image resolution (pixels) 1920 x1080
Lighting – Artificial & 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 TIF
Number of Source Images used – 6,541
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
Portion of the site covered: Video was repurposed from a 2010 photomosaic project. Complete model of deck. Lower portion of port side, bow, and stern was not covered for the photomosaic.

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS), Keith Meverden, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 6,541
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes