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Battleship North Carolina

Battleship North Carolina expects overnight guests

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The Battleship North Carolina is making plans to host overnight guests. The StarNews reports officials plan to spend about $2.5 million to renovate areas where sailors had their berths as well as the ward room aboard the vessel moored across from downtown Wilmington. Full story...
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Battleship draws patriotic crowd on Independence Day

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For many, the 4th of July is a time to reflect on American history. And on that note, the USS North Carolina was a popular spot today. Full story...
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Lost service members honored on Battleship

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video It was a day of remembrance for those we have loved and lost in our armed services. Full story...
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Book reveals unsung hero's story on the Battleship NC

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video War stories are often traded on the decks of the USS North Carolina, but this tale is somewhat different than the rest. From passing gunpowder to saving the ship, an uncommon hero refused to give in to racial stereotypes and fought for our freedom while battling for eqaulity in World War II. Full story...
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Renovations done on Battleship masts

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Work is done fixing up part of the Battleship North Carolina. As part of its continuous preservation, the Battleship got repairs on its forward and main masts. Full story...
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Folks explore uncharted parts of our 'Showboat'

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video Thrill seekers and history buffs explored the uncharted parts of the Battleship North Carolina this weekend. Saturday, the Battleship opened some of the usually-closed doors for about 90 folks. Full story...
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Battleship attendance best in 18 years

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The Battleship North Carolina announced today that attendance continues to increase with the best December in 18 years. Almost 6,800 paid visitors came to the ship in December 2011. Fiscal year visitation numbers are also up, reaching an increase of 13 percent. Full story...
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Battleship bow repairs finished

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Taylor Brothers Marine Construction finished the project within the contract time frame and under budget. The company replaced steel plates at the "wind-water" line on the starboard bow. Full story...
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Battleship documentary nominated for regional Emmy

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A documentary about the Battleship North Carolina is up for a regional Emmy Award. Rob Hill of Common Sense Films has been nominated in the Best Editor/Program category for "Battleship North Carolina: The Showboat Legacy." Full story...
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Transportation logistics required for Saturday's Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon

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video You're going to need extra patience driving around Wilmington on Saturday. There will be a few traffic hotspots due to the internationally recognized iron distance and half iron distance triathlon. Competitors from around the country will be biking, running and swimming around historic Wilmington. Full story...
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