History In The Headlines

Category: Shipwrecks

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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.

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Beer from 19th-Century Shipwreck May Be Brewed Again

Finnish researchers hope to crack the recipe of 200-year-old beer found in a Baltic shipwreck and recreate it for today’s drinkers.

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Titanic a Feast for New Bacteria

Nearly a century after striking an iceberg and plunging into the North Atlantic, Titanic has become a meal for hungry microscopic bacteria.