A World War II ‘Ghost Boat' was found in a shallow lake in California.

Some parts of World War II have emerged from the receding waters of Shasta Lake in California.

According to the U.S. Forest Service, Shasta Trinity Unit, the Higgins Boat, known as "The Ghost Boat" from World War II, surfaced on a shallow lake in California.

According to the Forest Service, the marked numbers "31-17" confirms it is a boat assigned to the attack transport U.S.S Monrovia, which was General Patton’s headquarters during the invasion of Sicily.

The wreckage of a World War II-era boat could have been half submerged somewhere in the shallow waters of Lake Shasta in Northern California, if the rumours were to be believed.

According to the officials, the circumstances of the sinking of the "Ghost Boat" remain a mystery.

However The boat will be removed from the lake, restored and displayed at a museum in Nebraska. Efforts to restore the boat will be done to preserve as much of the integrity of the boat as possible.

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