June Programming Aboard the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Battleship 101
June 13, 2015 (also July 11 & August 8)
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free with Battleship admission

Ship volunteers stationed throughout the ship engage visitors in specific subjects and areas including: gunnery, radar, sickbay, galley, engineering, and daily shipboard life. A unique opportunity to talk one on one of what life was like aboard a WWII Battleship in the time of combat. A great event for all ages. Bring your questions and cameras! Included with Battleship Admission.

Flag Day Program
Saturday, June 14, 2015
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free with Battleship admission

Flag DayCelebrate Flag Day at the Battleship! Visitors will have the opportunity to raise their own American flags up the ship’s halyards with help from members of American Legion Post 10 Honor Guard. A certificate of authenticity will be mailed to you. You may purchase a 3 x 5 foot nylon flag (American or North Carolina) from the Ship’s Store for $39.95 plus tax or bring your own. Sales from the store benefit the Battleship. Included with Battleship Admission.

Celebrate the Legacy
June 19th – 20th, 2015
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Free with Battleship admission

Celebrate the ships named NORTH CAROLINA! They have been serving our country from the 1824 ship-of-the-line to the fast attack submarine currently stationed in Hawaii. From the Mediterranean to the Atlantic to the Pacific, our state’s namesakes have traveled the globe. Come enjoy a major display of Civil War, WWI and submarine arms, clothing, and equipment from enthusiastic costumed collectors and submarine veterans.

About Battleship NORTH CAROLINA
The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is self-supporting, not tax supported and relies primarily upon admissions to tour the Ship, sales in the Ship’s Store, donations and investments. No funds for its administration and operation come from appropriations from governmental entities at the local, state or federal levels. Located at the junction of Highways 17/74/76/421 on the Cape Fear River. Visitwww.battleshipnc.com or follow us on Facebook.com/ncbb55 and Twitter.com/battleshipnc for more information. Relive with the crew on the Battleship Blog http://seastories.battleshipnc.com/. The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is an historic site within the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources (www.NCCulture.com).

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