Battleship North Carolina
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Battleship North Carolina expects overnight guests
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/08/2012 - 11:38am.

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.

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Battleship draws patriotic crowd on Independence Day
Submitted by Jesse Jones on Wed, 07/04/2012 - 1:39pm.

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.

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Lost service members honored on Battleship
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 05/28/2012 - 8:52pm.

video It was a day of remembrance for those we have loved and lost in our armed services.

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Book reveals unsung hero's story on the Battleship NC
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 3:40pm.

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.

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Renovations done on Battleship masts
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 4:16pm.

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.

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Folks explore uncharted parts of our 'Showboat'
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sun, 01/15/2012 - 7:40pm.

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.

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Battleship attendance best in 18 years
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 01/09/2012 - 10:34am.

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.

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Battleship bow repairs finished
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 3:23pm.

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.

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Battleship documentary nominated for regional Emmy
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/23/2011 - 10:51am.

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."

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Transportation logistics required for Saturday's Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 7:51am.

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.

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