Crews raise a cannon from the shipwreck of Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge off the coast of NC.
3 weeks ago
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Bill to governor addresses NC shipwrecks, public records

A bill making clear footage and photographs of shipwrecks held by North Carolina state agencies are public records is heading to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.
Research crews surface an anchor from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.
1 month ago
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Shipwreck-hunting company sues NC over Blackbeard’s ship

The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard's flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago has sued the state for more than $8 million, saying officials violated a contract involving photos and videos of the wreck and recovery.
Photo of the remnants of a newly-discovered shipwreck in the seabed off of the North Carolina coast. (Source: Duke University)
2 months ago
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Scientists find shipwreck apparently centuries old off NC

Duke University says scientists using underwater vehicles and sonar have found a shipwreck off the North Carolina coast that may date back to the American Revolution.
Another cannon raised from Blackbeard’s ship
10 months ago
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Another cannon raised from Blackbeard’s ship

Another cannon has been raised from the wreck of the pirate Blackbeard's ship off the North Carolina coast. Project Director Billy Ray Morris says that divers were able to raise one cannon and found another in the midsection of the wreck.
ONLY ON 3: Fishing trip may have turned into shipwreck discovery
2 years ago
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ONLY ON 3: Fishing trip may have turned into shipwreck discovery

Could it be a shipwreck never before caught on camera? A local surfer might have found one yesterday while fishing at the south end of Wrightsville Beach.
Sandy helps uncover old shipwreck at Surf City
3 years ago
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Sandy helps uncover old shipwreck at Surf City

Beach erosion from Hurricane Sandy has unearthed a section of the William H. Sumner, a three-masted scooner that ran aground in Surf City in 1919. The ship was sailing from Puerto Rico to New York when it happened.
Students spend spring break sorting Civil War shipwreck artifacts
3 years ago
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Students spend spring break sorting Civil War shipwreck artifacts

While most college students spend their spring break in warm, tropical locales, a few from and UNCW and East Carolina are at Fort Fisher this week digging up artifacts.
Civil War, WWII ships researched in NC, VA waters
4 years ago
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Civil War, WWII ships researched in NC, VA waters

Submerged World War II shipwrecks in North Carolina and Civil War shipwrecks in Virginia are being analyzed in new ways that could allow the public to view their conditions in much more detail than even diving at some of the sites could provide.