Queen Anne’s Revenge’s Anchor Recovered Off NC Coast
Queen Anne’s Revenge, dry dock and floating again. In Barber’s Point Harbor, Hawaii.
The 3,000 lb. anchor from Queen Anne’s Revenge, which sank in the Atlantic waters near Beaufort, NC, in 1718 just before pirate Blackbeard was killed in battle. Photo source: ©© Vicki Watkins
Archaeologists recovered the first anchor from what’s believed to be the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard’s flagship off the North Carolina coast yesterday, a move that might change plans about how to save the rest of the almost 300-year-old artifacts from the central part of the ship…