Battleship NORTH CAROLINA opening delayed Friday because of forecast flooding

Wilmington, NC – November 12, 2020 – The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA will open to visitors at the delayed time of 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, because of expected flooding at the site. Extensive rain combined with a king tide and the morning high tide is forecast to impede access to the Ship before 10 a.m.

High tidal flooding is expected to continue over the next week. Updates will be sent by email and posted on social media and BattleshipNC.com.

It is always recommended that visitors monitor tide and weather information before visiting low-lying areas of the Cape Fear Coast such as the Battleship.

About the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is self-supporting, not tax supported, and relies primarily on admissions to tour the Ship, sales in the Ship’s Store, rentals, donations and investments. No funds for its administration and operation come from appropriations from governmental entities at the local, state or federal levels. Located at the junction of Highways 17/74/76/421 on the Cape Fear River, the Battleship is open daily. Visit www.battleshipnc.com or follow us on Facebook.com/ncbb55, Twitter.com/battleshipnc and Instagram.com/battleshipnc for more information. The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is a historic site within the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (www.NCCulture.com).

www.battleshipnc.com

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