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

USS North Carolina

 
 
USS North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 1, 1992
1. USS North Carolina Marker
Inscription. USS North Carolina-World War II battleship. Launched, June 13, 1940. Served in Pacific. 1942-1945. Decommissioned 1947. Berthed here 1961 (Marker Number D-86.)
 
Location. 34° 14.082′ N, 77° 57.324′ W. Marker is near Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on USS North Carolina Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch 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. U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beery's Shipyard (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Tryon (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Washington (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Benjamin Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cape Fear Club (approx. half a mile away); Fanning House (approx. half a mile away); William E. Worth House (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
USS North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 1, 1992
2. USS North Carolina Marker
USS North Carolina Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 1, 1992
3. USS North Carolina Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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