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Posted: March 05, 2018

Nor'easter uncovers Revolutionary War era ship wreck in Maine

Revolutionary War Era Ship Uncovered During Nor'easter


Nor'easter uncovers Revolutionary War era ship wreck in Maine
The remains of a shipwreck that may date back to the Revolutionary War was uncovered in a recent storm in Maine.


YORK, Maine —

An old shipwreck resurfaced in Maine during this weekend’s nor’easter. 

The skeleton of a rarely seen Revolutionary War era boat was revealed after high surf washed enough sand away from Short Sands Beach. 

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According to Seacoast Online, the wreck is washed clear every several years when a major coastal storm brings enough beach erosion

York police posted pictures of the wreck to Facebook Monday showing a little glimpse of history. 

story from another recent uncovering of the shipwreck indicates it has been mapped and logged by the Maine Historical Preservation Commission as archeological site ME 497-004, Seacoast Online reported.

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