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Database Information Shipwreck Metropole aka Sakie Shephard

Basic Information

Name(s)  Metropole aka Sakie Shephard
Registry  US
Official Number 115935
Vessel Type Steambarge
Year Built 1883
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines steam


Length  118 ft
Width  22 ft
Depth  7 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2896600/data?n=1 , https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/439675

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
150 ft
GPS Coordinates Undisclosed
Site Description The Metropole sits upright almost totally intact with bow and stern cabins complete with intact pilot house and two masts.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured July 2022
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 7-2022
Hours of input to complete 2 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 – 1,811
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial
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 – 1,800
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Missing masts otherwise complete

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 1811
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes