Secrets of the Dead: Blackbeard's Lost Ship

Secrets of the Dead: Blackbeard's Lost Ship

Director: David Johnson

Cast: David Johnson

     
 

The salvaging of the Queen Anne's Revenge, the flagship of early 18th-century pirate Blackbeard, from its watery grave off the North Carolina coast is chronicled. The process enables researchers to determine whether, as legend has it, the pirate purposely ran the ship aground in order to cheat its crew out of booty from a blockade of Charleston, S.C. Included are…  See more details below

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The salvaging of the Queen Anne's Revenge, the flagship of early 18th-century pirate Blackbeard, from its watery grave off the North Carolina coast is chronicled. The process enables researchers to determine whether, as legend has it, the pirate purposely ran the ship aground in order to cheat its crew out of booty from a blockade of Charleston, S.C. Included are remarks from marine archaeologist Lisa Briggs; author Angus Konstam (Blackbeard) and David Moore (North Carolina Maritime Museum). ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
05/19/2009
UPC:
0841887010641
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
65,108

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Secrets of the Dead: Blackbeard's Lost Ship
1. Introduction [1:30]
2. The Making of a Pirate [10:08]
3. Finding the Lost Vessel [6:23]
4. Underwater Detectives [15:00]
5. Sunken Treasures Pay Off [5:45]
6. Honor Among Thieves [10:24]
7. Blackbeard's Downfall [3:23]
8. Credits [1:00]

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