Cannon From Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge Pulled from the Ocean

Posted on October 27, 2011

Archaeologists have pulled one of Blackbeard's cannons out of the ocean. The cannon is from Queen Anne's Revenge, Blackbeard's ship which sank in 1718 off the coast of North Carolina. The ship was a French slave ship that Blackbeard captured and renamed Queen Anne's Revenge. Reuters reports that researchers have been recovering artifacts from the shipwreck since 1996. The shipwreck has a website at which provides more details of the findings. Take a look:

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