A vessel called The City of Chester, built in 1875, suffered a heavy blow when it was rammed by a huge steamer in dense fog of the San Francisco Bay early on Aug. 22, 1888. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this week it had located the site.
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Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.