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Database Information Shipwreck Wasaga

Basic Information

Name(s)  Wasaga aka Wissahickon
Registry  US
Official Number 80598
Vessel Type Package Freighter
Year Built 1876
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 238 ft
Width  36 ft
Depth 15 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2894756/data?n=1 https://www.michiganpreserves.org/keweenaw-underwater-preserve/

Wreck Site Information

Lake Superior
State or Province Michigan
35 ft
GPS Coordinates 47° 28.215′  N 087° 52.976′ W
Site Description The ship is very much disintegrated except for a section of the bottom of the ship. There is no recognizable marine machinery on site since it was later salvaged. There is a lot of the farm implement cargo still on site including a large mound of bricks and another of ceramic pipe, and gears. There is more cargo on site missing from the model.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman
Year Captured August 2023
Time it took to capture 30 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 9-2023
Hours of input to complete 5 hrs

Technical Information


Camera – Canon 5d Mark IV in a Nauticam Housing with an 8” Dome Port
Lens – Canon EF Zoom 8-15mm set at 15 mm
Sensor – 36.0 x24.0mm Cmos 30.4 megapixel
Multi-Camera Rig – No
Camera Propulsion – DPV
 Video or Stills – Stills
Number of images Submitted – 1,759
Image resolution (pixels) 6720 x4480
Lighting – Artificial & Natural
Number of lights – 4
If known Kelvin Temperature CRI 90
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 – 1,759
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
If Scale Bars, calibration length – 3.0 ft
Portion of the site covered: Partial

Publishing Restrictions

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

Resource Data in Database

Model  Yes
Source Images  Yes
Source CC .jpg
Number of Still Images 1,759
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes