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Ship that sank in 1888 found near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge

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By Laila Kearney

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The wreckage of a passenger steamship that sank in the 19th century after a collision in the San Francisco Bay has been found near the Golden Gate Bridge, officials said on Wednesday.

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The steamship City of Chester was discovered by researchers using sonar in waters about 216 feet deep. It was encased in mud.

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