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Queen Annes Revenge Wood Ship

SKU HJ-1025

Please order in complete units of 2

  • 128 pieces
  • illustrated instructions
  • 48cm x 13cm x 35cm build size
  • 18.8" x 5" x 13.7" build size
  • Illustrated instructions

Queen Anne's Revenge was an early-18th-century ship, most famously used as a flagship by Edward Teach (or Edward Thatch), better known by his nickname Blackbeard. Although the date and place of the ship's construction are uncertain, after several years' service with the French (both as a naval frigate and as a merchant vessel – much of the time as a slave trading ship), she was captured by Blackbeard in 1717. Blackbeard used the ship for less than a year, but captured numerous prizes using her as his flagship.

In May 1718, Blackbeard ran the ship aground at Topsail Inlet, now known as Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina, United States, in the present-day Carteret County. After the grounding, her crew and supplies were transferred to smaller ships. In 1996 Intersal, Inc., a private firm, discovered the remains of a vessel that was later determined to be Queen Anne's Revenge, which was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.