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U.S. Virgin Islands – Blackbeard’s Playground

Pirates have been around for as long as Mankind has plied the seas for trade and commerce over several Millennia ago.  Images of skulls and crossbones, eye patches, parrots, black hats, hooked hands and wooden legs will conjure up in one’s mind when thinking about these sea-faring robbers.  687 more words

U.S. Virgin Islands

Van Wagner Song Spotlight #1: 'Blackbeard'

Song: Blackbeard

Album: Shikellamy

“There are people still to this day who have spent money and time digging and trying to find this treasure. On one hand, there’s just so much about the story that doesn’t make sense…on the other hand, if I read about someone finding it in the newspaper one of these years, I would not be shocked.   358 more words


Food for Thought-"Baby, Did You Know There Was A Redbeard on Ocracoke Too?"

We were riding home on the ferry last Saturday afternoon. The long hot trip was made much longer by the number of people on the boat. 393 more words

Food For Thought

Blackbeard – The Real Pirate of the Caribbean

Parry, Dan

ISBN/ISSN: 0948065699
Category: Underwater Archaeology
Keywords: Queen Anne’s Revenge
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5” x 9.75”
Pages: 192
Editions: The first edition was published by the National Maritime Musuem, UK (2006), in paperback.  52 more words

Underwater Archaeology

Beards... part 2...

I must admit that there is something about beards. One guy, who was sort of a jerk, has forever become known in the pages of history by his nickname, which is a tribute to the color of his beard and not his bloodthirsty ways… 195 more words