Schooner Kyle Spangler 3D Interactive Model

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Schooner Kyle Spangler Database Information

Basic Information

Name(s)  Kyle Spangler
Registry  US
Official Number Unknown
Vessel Type Schooner
Builder Wm. Jones
Place Built Black River, OH
Year Built 1856
Year Sank 1860
Hull Material Wood
Masts 2 on site
Engines None


Length 130  ft
Width 26 ft
Depth 11 ft

Vessel History

Rebuilds None
  See link below
Complete Historic Information Link

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
180 ft
GPS Coordinates N45° 23.011’ W83° 26.115’
Site Description The Spangler sits upright and very intact with aft cabins and two masts still standing although masts are not reproduced in the model.  Evidence of the collision can be seen in damage to the bow.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman and Andrew Merryman
Year Captured July 2020
Time it took to capture 20 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 11-23-2020
Hours of input to complete 30 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port and Sony Model unknown
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 16-35mm set at 16 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver,
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 1442
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature CRI 90
Light Output Lumens 2×5000, 2×3500

Model Information

Software Used  Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.6.3 Build 10732
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 1431
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Deck complete. Bottom of the hull and masts are missing from model. 

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
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Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1442
Video Clip None