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(CNN) — The remains of a 100-year-old ship showed up on a Surf City beach in North Carolina on Monday afternoon. The town of Surf City announced in a Facebook post that the wreckage of the William H. Sumner appeared about 150 yards north of the old Barnacle Bill's Pier. The ship went down off the North Carolina coast in 1919 while carrying mahogany and phosphate rock from the West Indies to New York, according to CNN affiliate WECT . Tides reveal the ship's remains once or twice a year, the town said. The ship was built in 1891 as a schooner, a sailing ship that has fore-and-aft sails on its two or more masts, according to WECT . After recovering some of the ship's parts, the Coast Guard ... Full story

23 April