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Database Information Shipwreck Name

Basic Information

Name(s)  Ottawa aka Boscobel
Registry  US
Official Number 3152, C116391
Vessel Type Tug – Towboat
Year Built 1881
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length  151 ft
Width  28.4 ft
Depth  13.7 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2899294/datahttps://www.wisconsinshipwrecks.org/Vessel/Details/486?region=Index

Wreck Site Information

Lake Superior
State or Province Wisconsin
16 ft
GPS Coordinates 46° 52.991′ N  090° 45.826′ W
Site Description The site consists of mainly the bottom of the ship with parts of the sides and many pieces of broken iron machinery. The site is in shallow water and a favorite of divers and kayakers.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman, Andrew Goodman
Year Captured July 2023
Time it took to capture 60 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 2-2024
Hours of input to complete 8 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 – 3,144
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
Light Output Lumens 4×10000,

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Metashape Professional Version 1.8.0 Build 13794
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2,833
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 3.0 ft
Portion of the site covered: Partial; There is other wreckage a distance from the site that may be part of the Ottawa.

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: Andrew Goodman, Ken Merryman of 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 3,144
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes