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Message in a Breech Block: A Fragmentary Printed Text Recovered from Queen Anne’s Revenge (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Erik R Farrell. Kimberly P Kenyon. Sarah Watkins-Kenney. Kay D. Smith. Ruth R. Brown.

The collection of artefacts recovered from the 1718 wreck of Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR) contains a broad array of items typical of shipboard life on a pirate vessel, as well as tantalizing, unique finds. While unloading and conserving the breech chamber for a breechloading swivel gun, conservators recovered 16 small fragments of paper, some bearing legible printed text. These fragments of text have been uncovered after nearly 300 years inside a cannon chamber on the sea floor, and conservators...

Tortuga - Haiti's Ile de la Tortue - Prehistoric and Buccaneer Archaeology (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Daniel Koski-Karell.

This is an abstract from the "SAA 2019: General Sessions" session, at the 84th annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. The Ile de la Tortue, Haiti, is perhaps more famously known as Tortuga for its association with the seventeenth century's Buccaneers. It was settled in prehistoric times by multiple cultural groups, given its Spanish name by Columbus, depopulated by enslavement of its indigenous population, settled by English Puritans, liberated by French Huguenots, became a...