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Blackbeard Settles A Score! April 9, 1718: Thach's flotilla, including the Queen Anne's Revenge, Adventure and Revenge, returns to Roatan, Honduras to settle a score. Blackbeard loots and burns the Protestant Caesar out of Boston. The now outgunned Captain William Wyer and his crew flee in their longboats into the mangrove jungle and watch as Blackbeard picks their vessel clean before setting it ablaze and sailing for Charleston, South Carolina. http://nautilusproductions.com/projects/queen-annes-revenge

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Blackbeard In The Bay Islands! 
April 5, 1718: At Turneffe Atoll, in the Bay of Honduras, Blackbeard captures the logwood cutting sloop Land of Promise captained by Thomas Newton. Newton and his crew put up no resistance. With Blackbeard is the ten gun, Adventure out of Jamaica and its captain, David Herriot. Also on board is Edward Robinson, the ship’s gunner, who would later be involved in the Battle of Cape Fear River. At this time Blackbeard makes Israel Hands captain of the 80 ton Adventure. The pirate and his crew are on the hunt. Representative image. http://nautilusproductions.com/projects/queen-annes-revenge
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A Slave Ship Sails & A Pirate Gets The Gold!

April 1, 1717:La Concorde, Blackbeard's future flagship, leaves France headed for the coast of Guinea after waiting out a storm. La Concorde's destination is the port of Judas in Guinea, present-day Ouidah, Benin. Also on this day, Benjamin Hornigold and a pirate named Napping capture a large armed sloop, the Bennet out of Jamaica. The Bennet's captain, Hickinbottem, surrenders without a fight and hands over a chest of gold coins. Before sailing for Jamaica, Hornigold exchanges his Adventure for the Bennet. http://nautilusproductions.com/projects/queen-annes-revenge 

#Pirates#NautilusProductions#Blackbeard#Documentary#StockFootage#Shipwreck#Privateer#Archaeology#EdwardThache#copyright#QueenAnnesRevenge#McCrory#FriendsofQAR#NCDNCR#BlackbeardsLaw#NCFilm#Blackbeard300#Tricentennial#QARrrgh#IntellectualProperty#lawsuit#Blogbeard#Kurohige#SlaveShip#QAR