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10:00 am

Battleship 101

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
USS North Carolina Battleship, 1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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Friendly, knowledgeable volunteers stationed throughout the ship engage visitors in specific subjects and areas including gunnery, radar, sick bay, galley, engineering, and daily shipboard life. Try on helmets, raise signal flags, “text” using semaphore flags, tap out your name using Morse code, type on vintage typewriters and more! A great event for all ages. Bring... Read more »

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3:00 pm

Shattered Sword — The Battle of Midway

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
USS North Carolina Battleship, 1 Battleship Road
Wilmington, NC 28401 United States
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Free with admission

Retired Navy Rear Admiral Ron Henderson will give a talk before the Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA annual meeting and the public is invited. "Shattered Sword -- The Battle of Midway" will give listeners a background in the battle's historic importance ahead of the film feature "Midway" arriving in theaters this November. Stick around... Read more »

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