News Media Contacts The many treasures entrusted to the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources are owned by the people of this state. We are indebted to Intersal, Inc., and Mike Daniel for discovering Blackbeard’s shipwrecked flagship the Queen Anne’s Revenge -- one of our department’s most popular attractions -- off the North Carolina coast in 1996. We welcome and encourage media interest in this fascinating story that intrigues the citizens of this state and attracts visitors from around the world to North Carolina. NCDNCR fully believes in and completely supports press access to this discovery and is thankful for the hundreds of stories written over the years on this subject and encourages members of the media to continue promoting North Carolina’s multi-faceted history through their work. For underwater videography stock footage, please contact: Name Organization Phone Number Rick Allen Nautilus Productions (910) 826-9961 For commercial filming or other commercial ventures: Fill Out Our Inquiry Form For commercial project questions, please contact: Name Organization Phone Number John Masters Intersal, Inc. (321) 412-6650 Rick Allen Nautilus Productions (910) 826-9961 For media inquiries, please contact: Name Organization Phone Number Neel Lattimore Director of Communications (919) 814-7388 Project Fact Sheet Discover some of the basic facts detailing our efforts to recover and preserve the remains of Queen Anne's Revenge. About the Project Learn about the mission and goals of the Queen Anne's Revenge Project, and meet some of the individuals and organizations assisting our efforts. About Blackbeard Learn the story behind the enigmatic pirate captain who terrorized the Atlantic at the helm of Queen Anne's Revenge.