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N.C. divers to search Blackbeard’s ship for artifacts (via This Just In)

In Uncategorized on June 3, 2011 at 2:57 am

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I had not known that Blackbeard’s sunken ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, was discovered in 1996.

In a bid to recover sunken artifacts – and as an excuse just to say “Aarrrgh” to each other – divers plan an expedition next week off North Carolina to the flagship of famed 18th century pirate Blackbeard. Blackbeard’s ship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, is believed to have run aground in the shallow waters off Beaufort, North Carolina, in 1718. The ship was discovered by excavators in 1996, with piecemeal recovery of artifacts intensifying only a few ye … Read More

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