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Queen Anne's Revenge was the name of the flagship of the English pirate Blackbeard. He used her for less than a year, but was an effective tool in his prize-taking. In Blackbeard ran the ship aground at Beaufort Inlet, Carteret County, North Carolina.
French gunners aimed for a ships rigging, using chain shot to dismast and disable an enemy ship. British gunners were more ruthless, firing grapeshot and canister into the enemys hull to kill as many of her men as possible.