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Database Information Shipwreck Noquebay

Basic Information

Name(s)  Noquebay
Registry  US
Official Number 18747
Vessel Type Schooner Barge
Year Built 1872
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 205.2 ft
Width 34.7 ft
Depth 12.5 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://3dshipwrecks.org/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page ; https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/438392

Wreck Site Information

Lake Superior
State or Province Wisconsin
12 ft
GPS Coordinates N 46° 55.550′  W 090° 32.712′
Site Description The shallow site is very subject to shifting sands sometimes exposing much of the wreck and at times only exposing a portion of the keelson. The site consists of the bottom of the ship and keelson, starboard and port sides with knees, along other pieces of ship machinery.  The machinery on site includes a donkey boiler, a broken windlass, iron bitts, the ship’s wheel, and rudder.  The site was mostly covered by sand in this September 2023 model.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured Sept 2023
Time it took to capture 25 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 4-2024
Hours of input to complete 4 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 – 1,277
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
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 – 1,088
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 3.0 ft
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 1.277
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes