Anchor from Blackbeard’s ship raised after 293 years off North Carolina coast 

MOREHEAD CITY, North Carolina — Archaeologists on Friday raised an anchor from the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship that pirate Blackbeard and his crew intentionally grounded off the North Carolina coast in 1718. The nearly 3,000-pound anchor is the largest artifact yet recovered from the wreck of the notorious pirate’s flagship. The anchor was atop…