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Blackbeard’s flagship’s anchor raised off NC coast

MOREHEAD CITY, North Carolina — Queen Anne’s Revenge’s anchor was raised Friday by archaeologists off the coast of North Carolina. The nearly 3,000-pound anchor was recovered from the wreck of the notorious pirate Blackbeard.┬áThe pirate Blackbeard and his crew intentionally grounded the ship in 1718. The anchor was atop debris in the middle of the […]