A 3,000-pound anchor from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge is recovered on May 27, 2011, from the ocean where it has been since 1718 in Beaufort Inlet. N.C. Crew member Mitchel Gilliland, right, helped guide the anchor aboard the Dan K. Moore.
A 3,000-pound anchor from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge is recovered on May 27, 2011, from the ocean where it has been since 1718 in Beaufort Inlet. N.C. Crew member Mitchel Gilliland, right, helped guide the anchor aboard the Dan K. Moore. ROBERT WILLETT-rwillett@newsobserver.com
A 3,000-pound anchor from Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge is recovered on May 27, 2011, from the ocean where it has been since 1718 in Beaufort Inlet. N.C. Crew member Mitchel Gilliland, right, helped guide the anchor aboard the Dan K. Moore. ROBERT WILLETT-rwillett@newsobserver.com

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