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Possible Blackbeard shipwreck probed

Possible Blackbeard shipwreck probed
trefwoorden: Blackbeard - wrak - 17e eeuw -
Archaeologists are investigating whether a burned shipwreck off the North Carolina coast is the remains of the last ship captured by the pirate Blackbeard.
A nonprofit marine archaeology and exploration team announced in July that it had found the shipwreck in Ocracoke Inlet, along the state's barrier islands.
Officials with Surface Interval Diving Company have said the wreckage could also be that of a Civil War-era vessel burned by retreating Confederate officers in 1861.

Lees verder bij: Silicon Valley (7 september 2003)