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Viking anchor found on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

A 1,000-year-old anchor has been found on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. Measuring 4ft high and a similar distance from tip to tip, the artefact is undergoing dating and metallurgical testing. Preliminary results showed it is at least of medieval, possibly Viking, origin and could be about 1,000 years old. If proved

Divers recover anchor from Blackbeard’s flagship

Divers off the coast of North Carolina have recovered an anchor thought to belong to the pirate Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge. [Thx Matt Poland] An anchor from a shipwreck thought to be Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge, was so unstable that divers in North Carolina retrieved it Wednesday