Blackbeard’s Death: Part Of A Failed Coup?

On Nov. 22, 1718, two small but well-manned sloops commanded by Lt. Robert Maynard of His Majesty‚Äôs Royal Navy approached a ship commanded by one Capt. Blackbeard, also known as Edward Teach, Thach, Thatch, Titche, all names attributed at various times to the pirate captain. Blackbeard signaled for the sloops to pass, but they responded […]

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The free symposium from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. will feature divers, underwater archaeologists, scientists and historians sharing presentations on the LV-71, The Merak, The Mirlo and the U-Boats that patrolled the East Coast. CSPAN will film the symposium to be aired later. Five large German submarines, or U-boats, crossed the Atlantic 100 years ago and […]

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Alligator Hunt an Effort to Reduce Population in Hyde County

COASTAL REVIEW ONLINE COASTAL REVIEW ONLINE An effort is on to reduce the alligator population in Hyde County. County officials requested a targeted hunt to reduce the number of alligators in Swan Quarter, Fairfield and Engelhard, three areas with frequent alligator conflicts. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission staff worked with county officials to evaluate […]

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