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Saturday, 11 June 2011

It's official: Ship found off N.C. coast was Blackbeard's

North Carolina has quietly decided that the cannon-laden shipwreck just off Fort Macon is absolutely that of Blackbeard the pirate's flagship, the "Queen Anne's Revenge," ending 15 years of official uncertainty.
No more caveats, not in news releases, scholarly presentations by state archaeologists or on museum exhibits about the ship like the one that opens Saturday at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort.

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/06/10/3692152/its-official-ship-found-off-nc.html#ixzz1OxLb81lW

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