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Database Information Shipwreck Vernon

Basic Information

Name(s)  Vernon
Registry  US
Official Number 161557
Vessel Type Screw Steamer
Year Built 1886
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines Double Expansion Steam


Length 159 ft
Width  26 ft
Depth  19 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://www.wisconsinshipwrecks.org/Vessel/Details/624?region=Index ; https://greatlakeships.org/2893624/data?n=6

Wreck Site Information

Lake Michigan
State or Province Wisconsin
210 ft
GPS Coordinates N 44° 12.125′ W 087° 24.738′
Site Description The hull and cargo cabins are intact along with the engine room and many remnants of the package freight. The upper deck and pilot house wreckage is located a distance away in 160 ft of water. 

Model Information


Photographer(s) WHS
Year Captured July 2008
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 4-2023
Hours of input to complete 6 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Unknown
Lens – Unknown
Sensor – 
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – 
 Video or Stills – Video
Number of images Submitted – 1,521
Image resolution (pixels) 1920 x 1080
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 captured from video
Number of Source Images used – 1,431
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 
Portion of the site covered: Just deck

Publishing Restrictions

Licensing Usage Restrictions CC BY-ND
Attributed to: Wisconsin Historical Society, 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1,521
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes