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The circumstance of Queen Anne Revenge’s sinking led to a successful preservation of many of its on board items. Among those brought to the surface were dishware, which are helping answer questions about the cooking, storage, and procuring methods for pirates’ food and drink.
A tale many times told is likely to cite Queen Anne’s Revenge as the ship’s name, less so to note its French origins. Kenney-Watkins adds another layer of truth to the tale by including its relatively unknown African history in her discussion of conservation efforts begun in 1996.
The fragment of text recovered told a shard of the story about the Golden Age of Piracy. More of this story can be found in aspects explored such as ships associated with Captain Woodes Rogers, his South Sea voyages, books on Queen Anne’s Revenge, and further historical research about Blackbeard’s flagship.