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Category: Blackbeard

Captain Kidd

8 Real-Life Pirates Who Roved the High Seas

Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day by meeting eight famous swashbucklers you wouldn’t want to cross.

Queen Anne’s Revenge Cannon

Cannon Loosed from Wreckage of Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship

On Wednesday, divers hauled an 8-foot-long, 2,000-pound cannon from the site where Queen Anne’s Revenge sank nearly 300 years ago.

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Anchor Away for Blackbeard’s Pirate Flagship

A team in North Carolina is working to recover a 3,000-pound anchor from Blackbeard’s flagship, Queen Anne’s Revenge, which ran aground in 1718.