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Database Information Shipwreck St Albans

Basic Information

Name(s)  St Albans
Registry  US
Official Number 23514
Vessel Type Steam Screw
Year Built 1868
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Single Expansion


Length 136 ft
Width 26 ft
Depth 11 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2894775/data?n=3 https://www.wisconsinshipwrecks.org/Vessel/Details/580?region=Index

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Wisconsin
165 ft.
GPS Coordinates 43° 03.992′ N 087° 45.556’W
Site Description The hull is intact below the main deck except the deck is collapsed in the forward third of the ship. The engine and boiler are extant on the site as well as the rudder, capstans, and anchor windlass.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Evan Kovac, Wisconsin Historical Society, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Year Captured July 2008
Time it took to capture 70 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 1-2023
Hours of input to complete 6 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – 
Lens – 
Sensor – 
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – Diver
 Video or Stills – Video converted to TIFs
Number of images Submitted – 4,167
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 
If known Kelvin Temperature 
Light Output Lumens

Model Information

Software Used Agisoft Metashape Professional Version 1.8.0 Build 13794
Data Format .jpg converted from TIF
Number of Source Images used – 4,167
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
Portion of the site covered: Deck and parts of sides; Images from a photomosaic project.

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: Evan Kovac, Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 4,167
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes