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Elizabeth II, a 69-ft square-rigged sailing ship built as the centerpiece of America's 400th Anniversary Celebration to represent one of the vessels used to transport Sir Walter Raleigh's colonists to the New World between 1584 and 1587. The ship is harbored across the Manteo, NC waterfront at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

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Lady Washington at Morro Bay, Calif. #travel #california #sailing

The Washington State legislature designated the Lady Washington (aka the HMS Interceptor from Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl) as the official ship of the state of Washington in 2007. Built over a two-year period and launched on March 7, 1989, the ship was built in Aberdeen by the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority. Master shipwrights from all over the Pacific Northwest constructed her near the confluence of the Wishkah and Chehalis rivers. The Lady Washington is…

Scientific, modern, beautiful and practical. Make year 2015 be a year of watching the moon and its many phases!

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Blackbeard was a real pirate, and his ship Queen Anne's Revenge was found off the coast of North Carolina in 1996. Archaeologists have recovered more than a dozen cannons from the wreckage, along with gun flints, shackles, and other pirate-y artifacts.