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Database Information Shipwreck Northern Light

Basic Information

Name(s)  Northern Light
Registry  US
Official Number 130821
Vessel Type Schooner
Year Built 1899
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 65 ft
Width 17.3 ft
Depth  5.8 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2903566/datahttps://www.shotlinediving.com/docs/lake_ontario/galloo/daggerboard-2/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Ontario
State or Province New York
10 ft
GPS Coordinates N 47° 05.332′ W 090° 23.306′
Site Description The daggerboard schooner Northern Light lies deeply embedded in the bottom with only the upper portion of the sides and most of the deck visible although much of the bow is also buried. The daggerboard and daggerboard trunk, a bilge pump, capstan, and anchor windlass are extant on site. The iron frame on the stern is guessed to be a traveler for the mizzen mast sheet.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Dan Gildea
Year Captured July 2023
Time it took to capture 17 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Dan Gildea
Date Completed July 2023
Hours of input to complete 1.5 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – GoPro Hero 11 Black Edition
Lens – Normal Flat Port
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Swimming Diver
Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 580 
Image resolution (pixels) 3840 x2160
Lighting – Natural
Number of lights – 
Light Output Lumens 

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Metashape Professional 
Data Format – .png converted from video
Number of Source Images used – 580
Are these images original or adjusted; Original
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
Portion of the site covered: Complete

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: shotlinediving.com; Dan Gildea 

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  No
Source CC No
Number of Still Images 0
Video Clip None
Processing Report No
Camera Calibration .xml No