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1888 Shipwreck Puts Racist Blame To Rest

The 1888 shipwreck of the City Of Chester, which was discovered last year under the Golden Gate Bridge, is speaking through the passage of time to tell us about what really happened against what some people have believed for over a century. The passenger steamship sank after it collided with a boat carrying Chinese immigrants, killing 16 people, and for …

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1888 Shipwreck Found In San Francisco Bay

A shipwreck that occurred in 1888 has been discovered under the Golden Gate Bridge in the San Francisco Bay. The ship was carrying 106 passengers when it collided with another ship that was carrying Chinese immigrants. At first, the other ship was blamed for the accident, but it was later discovered that the passenger ship the “City of Chester,” was …

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1888 Shipwreck Found in San Francisco Bay

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released images Wednesday of the wreckage of a ship that sank in San Francisco Bay in 1888, which killed 16 people. The iron and wood steamship called City of Chester went down on August 22, after being hit by a larger ship named the Oceanic, in conditions of dense fog and low visibility. …

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