'Titanic of the Golden Gate' discovered: 3D scans reveal first images of boat which sank off San Francisco in 1901, killing 128 immigrants on board

December 12, 2014 9:55 AM

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On February 22, 1901 the SS City of Rio de Janeiro was enveloped in thick morning fog while moving through the narrow entrance of the Golden Gate Bridge.

At the time of the stranding, an ebbing tide pushed the steamer back from the bridge and off the rocks.

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