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Database Information Shipwreck William Rend

Basic Information

Name(s)  William P. Rend aka George G. Hadley
Registry  US
Official Number 86026
Vessel Type Bulk Freighter
Year Built 1888
Year Sank
Hull Material Wood
Engines None


Length 288 ft
Width  40 ft
Depth  22 ft

Vessel History

Complete Historic Information Linkhttps://greatlakeships.org/2907522/data?n=1 , https://thunderbay.noaa.gov/shipwrecks/w_p_rend.html

Wreck Site Information

Lake Huron
State or Province Michigan
17 ft
GPS Coordinates 45° 03.742’ N 83° 23.555′ W
Site Description The William Rend lies badly disarticulated with mostly just the bottom of the ship and a couple feet of the sides surviving. There is a boiler extant on site. but little other machinery. Visibility is often poor due to the nearness to the Thunder Bay River.

Model Information


Photographer(s) Andrew Goodman, Kent Myhrman, Ken Merryman
Year Captured July 2021
Time it took to capture 80 min

Modeler Information

Modeler Ken Merryman
Date Completed 8-2021
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 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 – 3,188
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 Standard Edition Version 1.7.5 Build 13229
Data Format .jpg converted from RAW
Number of Source Images used – 2,517
Are these images original or adjusted; Adjusted
Portion of the site covered: Complete minus a few areas of sand inside the wreck.

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 3,188
Video Clip None
Processing Report Yes
Camera Calibration .xml Yes