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Database Information New Orleans Sidewheel Steamer

Basic Information

Name(s)  New Orleans aka Vermillion
Registry  US
Official Number  
Vessel Type Sidewheel Steamer
Year Built 1838
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Masts None
Engines None


Length 152 ft
Width 26 ft
Depth 10 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://thunderbay.noaa.gov/shipwrecks/neworleans.html , https://greatlakeships.org/2898651/data?n=6

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
15 ft.
GPS Coordinates 45° 02.579’ N 83° 14.425’W
Site Description The wreck is very broken and scattered but the part of the bottom shown in the model is the major wreckage. It is visited regularly by glass bottom boat tours, snorkelers, and kayakers.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman
Year Captured September 2021
Time it took to capture 20 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed October 2021
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 – 1,140
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 Standard Edition Version 1.7.1 Build 11797
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 1,140
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Believed to be 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 
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes