SS Candace, United States of America


General Attributes
DOI10.26301/fmkr-g474
Project NameSS Candace
CountryUnited States of America
StatusPublished
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Data Type Size Device Name Device Type
LiDAR - Terrestrial4.75 GBNot availableNot available
Background
Site DescriptionThe SS Candace, named after the daughter of the ship's owner, Candace Crawford Dorr was built at Hart's Shipyard in Boston in 1818. A sailing vessel built in the 'apple-cheek' style, the ship had three masts and a copper-bottom, measuring 100 feet in length. After a long and successful career at sea as a cargo ship, the Candace entered the whaling trade in the South Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans. During a two year long whaling trip in the arctic the hull was badly damaged and the ship returned to San Francisco where it was decommissioned and later broken apart and sunk. In 2006 during excavation activities associated with the construction of a high rise building in San Francisco's SOMA neighborhood the nearly intact hull of the Candace was uncovered 20 feet below the present street grade and was removed by archaeologists.
Project DescriptionIn 2012 CyArk staff documented the hull of the SS Candace using LiDAR laser scanning to help a local museum determine the exact dimensions in advance of curating an exhibit based on the discovery.
Collection Date2012-05-04 to 2012-05-04
Publication Date2020-06-22
License TypeCC BY-NC-SA
Entities
ContributorsN/A
CollectorsCyArk
FundersN/A
PartnersExloratorium
Site AuthorityN/A
Citation
2020: SS Candace - LiDAR - Terrestrial . Collected by CyArk . Distributed by Open Heritage 3D. https://doi.org/10.26301/fmkr-g474

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