It's All About The Crew

At one point during World War II there were over 2,300 men aboard. Each crew member has a story to tell. In 2013, the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA launched Sea Stories to bring a better understanding of what it was like to live on a City at Sea. From comedic entertainment to dishearten of losing a fellow sailor, the archives are being opened to help share their story.

War’s End Approaching

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“July 7 and 8, 1945 – We join the fleet! Up early this morning-go topside on deck to view a breath-taking panorama; around us, as far as the naked eye can see are some 50 warships….Word is flying about that we’re heading up to Japan for a mess of air strikes and bombardments. Wonder what read more…

Recreation Parties

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Recreation Parties on Mog Mog, Ulithi “Mog Mog was a patch of sand with palm trees. The whole island was about the size of two baseball fields. They would boat us ashore and give each three cans of beer. I didn’t drink so I sold mine for $1.00 a can. We would play baseball, walk read more…

Bake Shop

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“Baking is a definite profession. The expert baker is a skilled craftsman. The baker, to succeed, must take pride in his profession and become a master of the science of baking. Bakers should learn to so blend the ingredients for bakery products that they can point with pride to the finished article. The baker should read more…