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Database Information Shipwreck Trade Wind

Basic Information

Name(s)  Trade Wind
Registry  US
Official Number  
Vessel Type Barkentine
Year Built 1853
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length  140 ft
Width   ft
Depth   ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2897917/data  ;  https://www.shipwreckworld.com/maps/trade-wind

Wreck Site Information

Lake Erie
State or Province Ontario
120 ft
GPS Coordinates 42° 25.516′  N 080° 12.056′ W
Site Description The hull is relatively intact although like many Lake Erie wrecks deeply embedded in the bottom. Masts and tops, spars, and booms are scattered on the deck and beside the wreck. The windlass, anchors, catheads, capstan, centerboard winch, some cabin structure, the rudder, and the ships wheel are extant on site. There are also stoves, and railroad rails on the deck and in the hold although mostly buried in silt. The collision damage is visible on the starboard side.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman, Tamara Thomsen
Year Captured June 2023
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 2-2024
Hours of input to complete 10 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port; GoPro Hero 9
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 8-15mm set at 15 mm
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV and Swimming
Video or Stills – Stills & Video
Number of images Submitted – 1,475
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
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 – 1.475
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
Portion of the site covered: Complete

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: Andrew Goodman and Tamara Thomsen of 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 4,689
Video Clip Six
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes