Shipwreck unearthed on Stone Harbor beach

Published Thursday, December 27, 2018

STONE HARBOR — Partially covered in sand, part of a roughly 25-foot wooden ship lies unearthed on the southern portion of the borough’s beach.

Where it came from is not completely clear, but there’s a history of shipwrecks around the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse in North Wildwood, which sits a short distance from where the remains were found on Stone Harbor Point. A lifesaving station was built close by due to frequent groundings there.

Now, curious visitors are trekking to the recently discovered wreck before it is covered once again — and speculating it could be a ship that sank near the inlet in the late 1800s.

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