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Database Information Shipwreck Philadelphia

Basic Information

Name(s)  Philadelphia
Registry  US
Official Number 20142
Vessel Type Package Freighter
Year Built  1868
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Double Steeple Compound Engine


Length 236 ft
Width  34 ft
Depth  14 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2898418/data?n=3 ; https://thumbwind.com/2020/01/18/michigan-shipwrecks/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
120 ft
GPS Coordinates – 44° 04.120′ N 82° 42.992′ W
Site Description – The hull is intact showing the impact damage on the bow. The double steeple compound engine, boiler and steam drums, the steam driven cargo loading system, propeller and rudder are extant on the site along with some of the cargo of stoves.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured July 2022
Time it took to capture 40 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 10-2022
Hours of input to complete 5 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 – 2,186
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 Metashape Professional Version 1.8.0 Build 13794
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2,186
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Hull Complete; Missing some of the debris around the hull that includes the cabin walls.

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 2,186
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes