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We celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Battleship North Carolina in the Port City Friday at 6

DOWNTOWN WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Fifty years ago this week, the Battleship North Carolina was making its way from New Jersey to Downtown Wilmington. It took great vision, lots of cash, and some careful navigation to get The Showboat into the slip where she lives now.

Friday on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 6, we’ll celebrate the battleship’s life as a protector of democracy during World War II and then as one of the state’s greatest tourist attractions.

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