Artifacts from Blackbeards ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge.

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by LaserT, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

    Reputations:
    339,949
    Joined:
    May 3, 2013
    Messages:
    20,112
    Likes Received:
    37,148
    Blackbeard and his notorious ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge met their demise on Nov 22, 1718 in the waters off the coast of North Carolina. Lieutenant Robert Maynard of the Royal Navy aboard his ship the HMS Pearl, tracked Blackbeard down. Maynard(34 yrs old) and Blackbeard(38 yrs old) from eyewitness accounts, ended up in hand to hand combat with pistols pointed at each other. Maynard hit Blackbeard with his shot and Blackbeard missed. Blackbeard was not stopped by the shot and continued to go after Maynard until one of Maynard's men jumped on Blackbeard's back and inflicted a deep wound to his neck. Blackbeard was then shot over 5 times and stabbed over twenty and beheaded. His head was tied to the HMS Pearl for their trip back to Virgina. Artifacts from the ship and Blackbeard's last battle.



    [​IMG]

    Blackbeards, Queen Anne's Revenge's anchor.

    [​IMG]

    Bringing up one of her cannons.

    [​IMG]

    The cannon cleaned off.

    [​IMG]

    A sword brought up from the wreck

    [​IMG]

    Gold found upon the ship.

    [​IMG]

    A syringe

    [​IMG]

    A bell from the Queen Anne's Revenge

    [​IMG]

    Plates and utensils used by Blackbeard and his men

    [​IMG]

    Mortar and Pestle

    [​IMG]

    Grenades used by the men
     
  2. Mazley

    Mazley Black Knight Banned User

    Reputations:
    -34,811
    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2013
    Messages:
    8,158
    Likes Received:
    4,666
    Once again laser great post.
     
  3. Lola

    Lola little-known member

    Reputations:
    32,733
    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2010
    Messages:
    1,149
    Likes Received:
    1,615
    Very cool! Those gold nuggets are incredibly gold nuggety. :cheer:
     
  4. AcquiringSignal

    AcquiringSignal Girthy VIP

    Reputations:
    99,471
    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2012
    Messages:
    7,039
    Likes Received:
    18,650
    This is cool. +reps
     
  5. greyt

    greyt Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    10,711
    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2012
    Messages:
    3,052
    Likes Received:
    2,577
    pretty cool. but I wouldn't want to deal with any of this stuff......there's no way you're not going to be haunted by pirate ghosts if you do.
     
  6. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Bede bede beep VIP

    Reputations:
    73,585
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2012
    Messages:
    20,874
    Likes Received:
    18,375
    I have friends in the outer banks. While visiting them one year, one of us stepped on a sea shell. When they took their foot away, it turned out to be a pipe bowl. Thinking it was some POS jobbie, we brought it back as a joke. Turns out, it was over 300 years old and authentic. Made by a very rare trade pipe maker. From what I hear, shit like that turns up every day down there. The waters are uber dangerous and abandoned. Someone found a cannon and a bell that washed up on shore over the next two days we were there...
     
  7. BadKarma

    BadKarma Extended Member

    Reputations:
    58,463
    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2013
    Messages:
    1,154
    Likes Received:
    1,596
    Pitched another winner Laser!
     
  8. meanredhed

    meanredhed Well-Known Member VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    229,192
    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2012
    Messages:
    8,490
    Likes Received:
    23,173
    I think it's kinda cool!
     
  9. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

    Reputations:
    339,949
    Joined:
    May 3, 2013
    Messages:
    20,112
    Likes Received:
    37,148
    That's awesome. The amount of great stuff sitting out there must be insane.
     
  10. skylarbrie

    skylarbrie VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    35,454
    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2012
    Messages:
    10,715
    Likes Received:
    7,302
    laser, ego amote'
     
  11. Dorb

    Dorb Lovable Old Pig DawgShed News VIP Gold

    Reputations:
    274,230
    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2012
    Messages:
    24,001
    Likes Received:
    24,980
    WOW. Didn't know they even had grenades in the early 1800's