USS North Carolina BB-55, at her mooring in Wilmington, North Carolina

USS North Carolina at her mooring in Wilmington, North Carolina. Another great Navy ship I toured.

"USS North Carolina" by davebailey on Flickr - USS North Carolina Battleship, Wilmington, North Carolina

USS North Carolina Battleship (NOW)USS North Carolina (BB 9 Apr 1941 / 27 Jun 1947 Transferred to the state of North Carolina 6 Sep Dedicated as memorial 29 Apr 1962 at Wilmington, N.

USS  North Carolina...She was the first newly constructed American battleship to enter service during World War II, and she took part in every major naval offensive in the Pacific Theater of Operations to become the most highly decorated American battleship of World War II, accumulating 15 battle stars.[4] The USS North Carolina is now a museum ship and memorial kept at the seaport of Wilmington, NC

She was the first newly constructed American battleship to enter service during World War

Fort Fisher State Historic Site in Kure Beach, NC

Fort Fisher State Historic Site, - Located at 1610 Fort Fisher Boulevard, South, Kure Beach, NC This fort was the last major stronghold of the Confederacy and was not captured until after several Union attempts in January

Beach-side Wilmington is a pleasant destination for a North Carolina day trip.

Day Trip to Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, North Carolina, is a pretty little beach town that may look familiar. Its scenic setting and pedestrian-friendly downtown have served as the setting for movies and television shows .

USS North Carolina (BB-55) 17th April 1942

16 in battleship USS North Carolina April Built in the she and her sister USS Washington were the US Navy's first post era battleships.

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