Shipwreck

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Researchers Explore ‘Graveyard Of Ships’ In Treacherous Waters Near San Francisco

Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush.

09/16/2014

The "Phat Woody," a boat owned by convicted sex offender Donald Olsen, washed ashore at Barbara and Jay Vincent Park in Richmond. (CBS)

Sex Offender’s Boat Shipwrecked In Richmond, Neighbors Upset

Residents who live near a park in Richmond are upset about a convicted sex offender’s boat that has been shipwrecked for weeks. Authorities have issued a deadline to the owner to remove the vessel.

06/14/2013

The Geraldton Western  Austrial yacht where 13 crew members were injured when a large wave struck the boat hundreds of miles off the coast of San Francisco.

Crewmembers From Damaged Yacht Brought To SF For Treatment

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday morning transported two injured crewmembers from the “Geraldton Western Australia” yacht to Coast Guard Island in Alameda as the damaged ship trailed behind.

04/02/2012

The 133-year-old King Philip clipper ship at Ocean Beach is only visible when the tide is low. (KCBS)

Low Tides Reveal SF Ocean Beach Shipwreck

Visitors who flocked to San Francisco’s Ocean Beach because of Thursday’s warmer temperatures were also treated to a glimpse of history as an old shipwreck once again became visible from the shoreline.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/31/2011

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