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.

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…

Save The Ship

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Save the Ship Campaign, 1961 “You and your committee are doing a wonderful thing in preparing a permanent memorial with the NORTH CAROLINA. Too often, I feel, our people forget very quickly the sacrifices our predecessors made in order that we may continue to enjoy the privileges of being free Americans. The responsibilities of citizenship read more…