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Database Information Shipwreck W. G. Mason

Basic Information

Name(s)  W. G. Mason
Registry  US
Official Number 81617
Vessel Type Tug
Year Built 1898
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 84 ft
Width  20 ft
Depth  10 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2902267/data?n=19; https://thunderbay.noaa.gov/shipwrecks/w_g_mason.html

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
12 ft
GPS Coordinates  45°24.639′ N 83°44.833′ W 
Site Description This shallow water shipwreck is badly broken but does contain the rudder and propeller and a recognizable bow as well as many pieces of piping and machinery.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Ken Merryman
Year Captured September 2022
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 10-2022
Hours of input to complete 3 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Sony A6500 in a Nauticam Housing with an 6” Dome Port
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 16-35mm set at 16 mm
Sensor – 
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV
 Video or Stills – 4K Video
Number of images Submitted – 1,454
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – 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 4k video
Number of Source Images used – 1,443
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: 3DShipwrecks.org

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1,454
Video Clip Yes
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes