The 159 ft elegant screw steamer Vernon was built for speed in 1886, but many thought it lacked stability. It’s narrow deep hull and high cabins became unstable under load. On the night of October 28, 1887 fully loaded with cargo and passengers in a terrible northeast Lake Michigan storm monstrous waves swamped the little steamer filling the lower holds with water and extinguishing the fires. Without power the steamer soon foundered east of Two Rivers killing all but one of the 44 to 50 passengers and crew. Today it is a popular dive site in 200 ft of water. The model was created from 1,431 frame captures from HD video originally shot for a photomosaic and repurposed for the 3D model. It was captured by the WHS dive team in 2008.