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Blackbeard's Ship? Marine Scientists Contribute To Research On Vessel Sunk Off North Carolina Coast

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December 15, 1998
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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
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Using the scientific equivalent of a fine-toothed comb, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill marine scientists are part of a state team of archeologists and university faculty painstakingly studying a sailing ship that sank three centuries ago off the North Carolina coast. Researchers now strongly believe -- but have not proven -- the vessel was the "Queen Anne's Revenge," seized from French slavers by the pirate Edward Teach, better known as Blackbeard.

CHAPEL HILL - Using the scientific equivalent of a fine-toothed comb, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill marine scientists are part of a state team of archeologists and university faculty painstakingly studying a sailing ship that sank three centuries ago off the North Carolina coast.


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University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill. "Blackbeard's Ship? Marine Scientists Contribute To Research On Vessel Sunk Off North Carolina Coast." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 15 December 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981215080722.htm>.
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill. (1998, December 15). Blackbeard's Ship? Marine Scientists Contribute To Research On Vessel Sunk Off North Carolina Coast. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 18, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981215080722.htm
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill. "Blackbeard's Ship? Marine Scientists Contribute To Research On Vessel Sunk Off North Carolina Coast." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981215080722.htm (accessed April 18, 2014).

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