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North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Michal F. Easley, Governor Division of Historical Resources Tisbeth C. Evans, Secretary David Brook, Director Sune 27, 2006 To: Rick Allen 7 * Nautilus Productions, LLC. 1929 Partridge Ct /, Fayetteville, NC 28304 / é From: Mark Wilde-Ramsing, Pireto 4c. luke Queen Anne’s Revenge ShipwrMtl Project Re: 2006 Volunteer Contribution This memorandum acknowledges your significant contributions provided to Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project and the North Carolina Maritime History Council. During our May 2006 fieldwork you provided volunteer underwater camera services, which included 9 days of underwater cameraman with gear, one weather day, 4 HDV tapes and 500 miles of travel. At a time when state budgets have been significantly reduced, your efforts have proved extremely critical in our goals to study and bring to the public the exciting finds from the only pirate ship to be excavated using strict archaeological controls. The results will greatly increase our knowledge of this interesting period in American history. The North Carolina Maritime History Council (NCMHC) was formed in 1988 by maritime history professionals and incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1990. Its mission is to "identify and encourage historical and education projects and culture that ereate public awareness of the heritage." Since 2000, NCMHC has provided nonprofit support for a variety of initiatives conducted by Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project. These include: the emergency recovery operations after the 1999 hurricane season; QAR Dive Live, a highly successful internet event help in 2000 and 2001; development of QAR data management and conservation facilities and equipment; a computer technology internship program. with Carteret Community College and most recently, a proposed study on public dive access to QAR. Their Tax Payer ID number is 56-1702067. ‘Thank you again for your support. CC: Warren/Fontenoy, President and Secretary/Treasurer, NCMHC ‘Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project — Underwater Archaeology Branch MBI Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28587 282.726.68419169 nome ~ 282-726-2426 fa

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