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Battleship North Carolina

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Wilmington, North Carolina 28402-0480



Website: www.battleshipnc.com

Now more than ever, a proud reminder of American efforts to protect the free world. Experience firsthand the patriotic spirit and pride that sustained her brave crew to victory. Bring your family and friends and walk the decks where her sailors lived and fought for our freedom. Open every day. Standing with quiet dignity and majesty across the river from downtown Wilmington, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA beckons visitors to walk her decks and envision daily life as well as fierce combat that her crew faced in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.

From all across the Nation they came, young men who had grown up in the crucible of the Depression and now determined to serve their Country in its time of need. These are the young men whose stories you will encounter through their oral histories, uniforms, and mementos as you explore the ship and its exhibits.

Whether a potential visitor to Wilmington and the Cape Fear Coast of southeastern North Carolina, a school child or teacher, a researcher, or a fan of battleships or of naval heritage, you will find hundreds of pages of useful information on the Battleship site. Also, pay close attention to the photograph and quote boxes throughout the site. To maximize your enjoyment and dynamic interaction with the site, there are a number of plug-ins recommended. All of the plug-ins are free but it will take time to download. For each section of the site, the navigation bar on the left side of the screen contains to Enjoy This Site.

Battleship North Carolina is a member of the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce.

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