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Database Information Shipwreck John Osborn

Basic Information

Name(s)  John Osborn
Registry  US
Official Number 76307
Vessel Type Wooden Bulk Freighter
Year Built 1882
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Double Expansion Steam


Length 178 ft
Width  30 ft
Depth  14 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2898744/data?n=1 , https://www.michiganpreserves.org/whitefish-point-underwater-preserve/ , https://www.shipwreckmuseum.com/underwater-research/john-m-osborn/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Superior
State or Province Michigan
165 ft
GPS Coordinates N 46° 51.974 W 085° 05.210
Site Description The John Osborn is a very intact example of an early wooden bulk freighter. The site includes a unique double expansion steam engine, boiler, anchors, masts and rigging. The damage caused by the collision with the steamer Alberta is also evident.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman, Ken Merryman
Year Captured August 2022
Time it took to capture 60 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 11-2022
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 – 3,671
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 – 3,562
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
Portion of the site covered: Complete except for the tip of the steering pole.

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 3,671
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes