Battleship North Carolina announces Memorial Day plans
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Memorial Day is this weekend and the USS North Carolina is planning a big celebration including some big name speakers.
North Carolina Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs Larry Hall, Battleship Commission Chair Christopher Boney, and North Carolina Air National Guard Colonel Allan Cecil will all speak at the ships’ 57th annual Memorial Day Ceremony.
The ship opens at 4 p.m. The free event starts at 5 p.m.
Friday marks the start of the Battleship’s summer hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Labor Day.