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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

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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.

By Boston25News.com

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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