The Incredible History of Sunken Ships in San Francisco

In 1850, hundreds of migrant ships arrived in San Francisco harbor, fueled by gold rush. But many of these ships weren't needed after that and were simply sunk, making the city a maritime archaeologist's dream. (1:18)

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