Battleship to host original WWII crew | Wilmington NC real estate

Battleship to host original WWII crew.

History in the making,  today the battleship North Carolina will host the original WWII crew.  Per the Greater Wilmington Business journal:the 22 surviving members of the original crew of the Battleship North Carolina will visit the ship in celebration. A ceremony will be held with the Azalea Queen to honor the crew.

“It is an honor to have these gentlemen onboard again,” said Captain Terry Bragg, the executive director of the ship.

The crew will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the ship earlier than normal to coincide with the Azalea Festival. The normal reunion weekend for the ship’s survivors is in May.   Read more here…