3D Interactive Model

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Database Information

Basic Information

Name(s)  Vega
Registry  US
Official Number 161706
Vessel Type Bulk Freighter
Builder Globe Iron Works
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Year Built 1893
Year Sank 1905
Hull Material Steel
Engines None


Length 301′ ft
Width 38.5′  ft
Depth  25′ ft

Vessel History

Rebuilds None
Disposition Blown ashore in 1905 storm on South Fox Island where it was pounded on rocks
Complete Historic Information Linkhttp://greatlakeships.org/2898658/data?n=4

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Michigan
15 ft
GPS Coordinates 45° 26.431′  N 085° 51.035′ W
Site Description The Vega is a shallow broken wreck site.  There are two major pieces of the bottom and several pieces of the sides..

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman
Year Captured 2020
Time it took to capture 40 minutes

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 – 2375
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x 4480
Lighting – Natural
Number of lights – 0
If known Kelvin Temperature
Light Output Lumens

Model Information

Software Used  Agisoft Standard Edition Version 1.6.2 Build 10247
Data Format RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2375
Are these images original or adjusted; RAW converted to .jpg Color Corrected
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 CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 2375
Video Clip None