3D Interactive Model

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Database Information

Basic Information

Name(s)  Sport
Registry  US
Official Number 115152
Vessel Type Tug
Builder Kirby Brothers  
Place Built Wyandotte, MI
Year Built 1873
Hull Material Iron
Masts None
Engines Single expansion steam


Length  56 ft
Width  14 ft
Depth  9 ft

Vessel History

Rebuilds Dimension Change 1886
Disposition Foundered off Lexington, MI, Lake Huron, on December 13, 1920.
Source HCGL
Complete Historic Information Link – https://greatlakes.bgsu.edu/item/439873

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
50 ft
GPS Coordinates 43° 15.995′  N 082° 27.925′ W 

Site Description Tug lies on its side relatively intact except for the cabins.  A commemorative plaque is also on site but not shown in the model.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Kenneth Merryman
Year Captured 2020
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed July 2020
Hours of input to complete 6 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 16-35mm set at 20mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver,
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 1114
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x 4480
Lighting – Natural
Number of lights – 
If known Kelvin Temperature 
Light Output Lumens 

Model Information

Software Used  Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.6.2 Build 10247
Data Format RAW color corrected and converted to .jpg
Number of Source Images used – 1114
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Entire Site

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source RAW, CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1114
Video Clip None