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5896
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Riddle discusses the ongoing archaeological research that seeks to determine if the wreckage found in Beaufort Inlet is Blackbeard's legendary ship Queen Anne's Revenge.
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30752
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The shipwreck in Beaufort inlet believed to be one of Blackbeard’s ships, the Queen Anne’s Revenge, continues to be surveyed and excavated. Current magnetometer surveys of a thirty by fifty foot section of the site reveals what could be an additional cannon in an area where four have already been recovered. This would be the nineteenth cannon found from this site so far.
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37306
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The Historic Bath Foundation opened an exhibit hall in a renovated section of the town’s old high school building. Bringing history to life were exhibits such as Blackbeard, featuring an historic interpreter for the pirate who had a house in Bath. Putting history on display were artifacts, such as Theodore DeBry illustrations from 1590; historic maps; and antique firearms. Preserving history was extended to maintaining much of the original architectural structure of the 1920s building while adding a library, gallery, gift shop, and town offices.
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36090
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If silver coins were true in weight and value, could be determined by the reale. This scale- like instrument was recovered in the fall of 2011 from an Outer Banks wreck believed to be Blackbeard’s flagship. This artifact, among the 211 recovered, was perhaps beyond measure in other ways. Other items perhaps beyond price included glass panes from the captain’s cabin.
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36110
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An ECU professor didn’t have to travel far to find treasure. Among treasure discovered by Ashley White was a shipwreck, originally found around the Outer Banks in the late 1930s and much later confirmed as Blackbeard’s flagship. Another treasure trove, discovered near Ocala, FL, were coins minted during the reign of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.
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36218
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In 2011, Blackbeard’s flagship had artifacts such as a three footed cauldron put on display at the NC Maritime Museum in Beaufort. Understanding the true measure of the treasure, though, entailed viewing how such items, sunk in the briny deep for nearly three centuries, were conserved by the QAR Conservation Lab.
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Greenville Times (NoCar Oversize F264 G72 G77), Vol. Issue , April/May 2015, p18-28
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36219
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Edward Teach’s story is reflected in his dwellings and dealings in towns such as Beaufort and Bath. Blackbeard’s legend can be explained in exploits before and after his capture in 1718.
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Greenville Times (NoCar Oversize F264 G72 G77), Vol. Issue , April/May 2015, p29
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38119
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From the mystique built up around Blackbeard the past three centuries, the scant details that can be defined as truth have been coated with generous layers of fiction. Defining his life and death as more a series of questions than statements are speculations such as the location of his treasure and real name. Counted as closer to the truth by historical interpreters and members of the North Carolina Historical Society are Blackbeard’s ties with Bath and Colonial administrative officials. Contributing also to truth’s pursuit are the Blackbeard Jamboree. This festival includes activities such as seafaring and tavern songs and camps that reflect 17th and 18th-century maritime lifeways.
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41173
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Among the Queen Anne’s Revenge retrievable items was a page’s fragments. Examination concluded the page fragments came from Edward Cooke’s A Voyage to the South Sea. As for why it was in a cannon on Blackbeard’s flagship, the author speculates the crew was making cannon wadding or a statement about Captain Woodes Rogers, a well-known pirate hunter.
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41171
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The detail of cannons focused on in this article was markings, which revealed information such as their size, weight, ownership, and origin. The importance of cannons can also be inferred by the estimated number of this weapon on board the Queen Anne’s Revenge, between 3-40.
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