Buried Treasure: Recovering the Charles Hare Lighter
Published: February 11, 2015
Total Running Time: 00:09:00
Buried in a cove that later became downtown San Francisco, a Gold Rush-era cargo ship lay lost and forgotten underground until it was exposed by construction in 2013. Marine archeologists and historians share stories of the discovery, excavation, and preservation of this 23-foot maritime artifact, among the oldest intact boats in the United States.