Monday, October 03, 2011

USS North Carolina Celebration, Wilmington, NC

Yesterday marked the 50th year since the battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55) came to Wilmington as a museum ship. To mark the occasion, the admission prices were rolled back to 1961 levels.

The Wilmington Star-News has a fine gallery of photos of the event, plus historical photos from 1961, and even old news stories. Click this link to see the gallery.

Here's one of my favorite photos:

"Ya Think He's Part of the Gator Navy?"

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