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Nor'easter uncovers Revolutionary War era ship wreck in Maine

Published: Monday, March 05, 2018 @ 10:08 AM

Revolutionary War Era Ship Uncovered During Nor'easter

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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