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Database Information Shipwreck Northwest

Basic Information

Name(s)  Northwest aka Alexander B. Moore
Registry  US
Official Number 105241
Vessel Type Schooner Barge
Year Built 1873
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Masts 3
Engines None


Length 239 ft
Width 37 ft
Depth 15 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2905410/data?n=2 , https://thumbwind.com/2020/01/18/michigan-shipwrecks/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Michigan
70 ft
GPS Coordinates 45° 47.441′  N 084° 51.516′ W
Site Description The schooner Northwest is badly broken with both sides and the deck collapsed. There is a donkey boiler, winch, capstan, dual piston pump, and rudder extant on site.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman, Kent Myhrman
Year Captured July 2021
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 11-2021
Hours of input to complete 6 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port, and Gopro 3+
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 – Diver,
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 2,337
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480, 3680 x 2760, 1080 x 1920
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature CRI 90
Light Output Lumens 2×10000, 2×5000; 2 x 2500 

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.7.1 Build 11797
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2,306
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: 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 2,337
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes