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Database Information Shipwreck Mesquite [WAGL-305]

Basic Information

Name(s)  Mesquite [WAGL-305]
Registry  US
Official Number  U.S.C.G.
Vessel Type Propeller
Year Built 1943
Year Sank
Hull Material Steel
Engines Diesel


Length  180 ft
Width  37 ft
Depth 12 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/437967 ; https://www.michiganpreserves.org/keweenaw-underwater-preserve/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Superior
State or Province Michigan
110 ft
GPS Coordinates 47° 23.544′  N 087° 44.327′ W
Site Description The wreck is totally intact although part of the pilot house was removed and sits off the side of the wreck. The propeller and anchors were removed. There are plenty of penetration opportunities for the experienced diver.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured September 2023
Time it took to capture 40 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 3-2024
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
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV
Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 2,198
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
Light Output Lumens 4×10000

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Metashape Professional Version 2.1.0 Build 17532
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2,191
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
Portion of the site covered: Complete

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 2,198
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes