City of Chester wreck site: San Francisco Bay shipwreck from 1888 unearthed by NOAA.
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.

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