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A majestic aerial photo of USS North Carolina (BB-55) demonstrating all the fine details of her armament and general disposition of superstructures. Despite her size, she is as handsome as she is powerful. A splendid view captured on April 17, 1942.

16 in battleship USS North Carolina April Built in the she and her sister USS Washington were the US Navy's first post era battleships.

Sleeping Giant - Battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55)  This amazing patriotic video full of history always gets to me. It's worth watching to the end.

Sleeping Giant - Battleship USS North Carolina This amazing patriotic video full of history always gets to me. It's worth watching to the end.

A World War 2 veterans story of serving on the USS North Carolina, one of histories most famous battleships. This is the story of The Battle for Torpedo Junction, told by officer Alan J.

USS North Carolina underway 1945

USS Washington undergoing sea trials after having her bow replaced after having rammed her sister ship USS Indiana in February 1944 (it was Indiana's fault).

USS Washington (BB-56), the only American battleship to sink an enemy battleship (IJN Kirishima) during a war in a "one on one" combat at night. This great warship is the second of North Carolina class!

USS Washington the only American battleship to sink an enemy battleship (IJN Kirishima) during World War II in a "one on one" combat at night. This great warship is the second of North Carolina-class!

USS Massachusetts being refueled from the tanker USS Kaskaskia, October 1944.

USS Massachusetts being refueled from the tanker USS Kaskaskia, October 1944. [2500x3167]

twin Bofors anti-aircraft guns mounts on the (USS North Carolina BB-55) at Pearl Harbor 15th November 1942.

twin Bofors anti-aircraft guns mounts on the (USS North Carolina at Pearl Harbor November

BB 55 USS North Carolina at Dusk - In honored retirement,  but still flying her battle flags on the Cape Fear river  Wilmington NC

The retired United States Navy battleship, USS North Carolina (BB now serving as a museum ship in Wilmington, NC, certainly has the attitude of a warship ready for duty.

BB-55 USS North Carolina Battleship (NOW)USS North Carolina (BB 55) 9 Apr 1941 / 27 Jun 1947 Transferred to the state of North Carolina 6 Sep 1961. Dedicated as memorial 29 Apr 1962 at Wilmington, N.C.  -

USS North Carolina Battleship (NOW)USS North Carolina (BB 9 Apr 1941 / 27 Jun 1947 Transferred to the state of North Carolina 6 Sep Dedicated as memorial 29 Apr 1962 at Wilmington, N.

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