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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Beery's Shipyard

 
 
Beery's Shipyard Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. Beery's Shipyard Marker
Inscription.
On the west side of the river
a little south of the causeway
was Berry's Shipyard, where the
Confederate ironclad North Carolina
was built in 1862 for the protection
of the port. The ironclad Raleigh
was constructed at Cassidy's Shipyard,
near the foot of Church Street in 1864.

New Hanover Historical Commission
A.J. Howell E.S. Martin
James Sprunt W.A. McGirt

 
Erected by New Hanover Historical Commission.
 
Location. 34° 14.114′ N, 77° 56.981′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and North Water Street, in the median on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Tryon (here, next to this marker); George Washington (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Benjamin Smith (about 700 feet away); Cape Fear Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Burgwin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Cornwallis
Market St & N Water St Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. Market St & N Water St
The USS North Carolina is visible in the background.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); William Hooper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Wilmington waterfront (facing south) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
3. Wilmington waterfront (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,192 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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