YORK, Maine (CBS) – The recent nor’easter brought up a relic from the past on a York beach: the remains of an old shipwreck.
According to York Police, the old wooden ship was buried at Short Sands Beach, and resurfaced on the beach after Friday’s storm.READ MORE: 'A Step In The Right Direction': Juneteenth A Symbol Of Hope For Many In Boston
“Every once in a while after a storm, the ocean moves enough sand for it to be seen. Thought you might like to see it,” the police department said in a Facebook post.READ MORE: Video Shows Bear Entering Truck In Thornton, NH
According to The York Weekly, people have been flocking to the beach to see the skeletal shipwreck, which appears periodically after a significant coastal storm. First seen in 1958, the last time the shipwreck appeared was in 2013.MORE NEWS: Parent, 2 Children Rescued From Salisbury Beach Rip Current
The newspaper reports that the shipwreck dates back to the Revolutionary War era.