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Blackbeard's Cannons Pulled from the Ocean

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The U.S. Coast Guard and the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources located five cannons from Blackbeard's shipwreck and brought them up from the deep to the surface in Beaufort, North Carolina.

Crewmembers aboard the "Queen of the Fleet" used cranes to pull the weaponry from the 1700's up from the sunken ship "Queen Anne's Revenge."

They believe the ship may have been underwater since it sank in 1718.

Each cannon weighs about two thousand pounds.

The shipwreck was discovered in 1996.