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Alcatraz Escape: Inmates May Have Survived 1962 Breakout

The 1962 Alcatraz escape of three inmates has long baffled investigators. While many want to say John Anglin, Clarence Anglin, and Frank Morris died in their attempt to make their way across San Francisco Bay in a raft made of rubber raincoats, relatives beg to differ. They’ve even provided evidence that proves their Alcatraz escape may have been a successful …

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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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