Up From the Sea

Modigliani, Laura
February 2012
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;2/13/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 16, p6
The article reports that a 2,000-pound cannon from English pirate Blackbeard's sunken ship called Queen Anne's Revenge has been recovered and raised from the ocean by researchers. In 1996, the ship was discovered at the bottom of the sea near Beaufort, North Carolina. Several items have been raised by researchers from the ship such as a huge anchor. In May 1718, the ship sunk when it ran aground after hitting a ridge of sand.


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