Nor'easter uncovers Revolutionary War era ship wreck in Maine

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Revolutionary War Era Ship Uncovered During Nor'easter

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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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