Shipwreck Yields Possible Blackbeard Blade

April 2011
Naval History;Apr2011, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p10
The article reports that archaeologists have discovered what they believe may be the remnants of a sword owned by the pirate Edward "Blackbeard" Teach off the coast of North Carolina from the wreckage of a boat that is presumed to be his flagship Queen Anne's Revenge.


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