A Lost San Francisco Shipwreck in the Shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge (Video) 

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April 25 2014 4:44 PM

The Scars of San Francisco Bay

Rediscovering a ship that went down 45 years before the Golden Gate Bridge was built. 

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.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.

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