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Database Information

Basic Information

Name(s)  Manasoo, Macassa
Registry  Canadian
Official Number 93932
Vessel Type Steel Propeller
Builder  Hamilton, William & Co. 
Place Built Glasgow, Scotland 
Year Built 1888
Hull Material Steel
Masts one
Engines Twin


Length  155 ft
Width  24 ft
Depth  16 ft

Vessel History

Rebuilds Lengthened winter 1903-1904 to 178 ft, Overnight accomodations added winter 1927-28
Disposition Foundered off east coast of Griffith’s Island, Georgian Bay, September 15, 1928; sixteen lives lost.
Source HCGL
Complete Historic Information Link – https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/437629

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Ontario
GPS Coordinates None given
Site Description The Manasoo sits very intact with the stern buried in the bottom of the lake.  The wood pilot house with all instruments and many cabins are totally intact.  Part of the cargo includes a 1927 Chevy Coupe.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Jerry Eliason, Cris Kohl, Ken Merryman
Year Captured 2018
Time it took to capture 8 hours

Modeler Information

Modeler Jerry Eliason
Date Completed June 2020
Hours of input to complete 6 hrs

Technical Information


Camera Used  Sony Surveillance Camera in a home built drop camera rig
Sensor Size
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Drop Camera
Video or Stills – Stills & video
Number of images Submitted – 
Image resolution (pixels) 
Lighting – Natural & Artificial
Number of lights – 1
If known Kelvin Temperature
Light Output Lumens 20,000

Model Information

Software Used  3D Zephyr
Data Format 
Number of Source Images used – 
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Model is just of the port side.

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source .jpg & video
Number of Still Images 
Video Clip None