“The Show Boat” – Most Highly Decorated American Battleship of WWII presented by Barbara Buchanan

September 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm America/New York Timezone
Museum of Coastal Carolina
21 E 2nd St
Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
Program is included with regular Museum admission.

The Museum of Coastal Carolina is proud to offer The Show Boat presented by Barbara Buchanan on September 18 at 6 PM in the Hayden O’Neal Learning Center located at the Museum of Coastal Carolina.  The USS North Carolina was the most highly decorated American battleship of WWII. Her kill board displays 33 Japanese Ensign Flags and 1 Japanese National Flag. The 33 Ensign Flags represent the nine shore bombardments against Japanese-held islands and 24 downed enemy aircraft. The Japanese National Flag signifies the sinking of the Japanese freighter, Eiko Maru.  

Barbara Buchanan is a photographer, videographer, and writer who travels the globe. She has worked on expeditions with Wreck Diving Magazine and archeologists on Blackbeard’s shipwreck Queen Anne’s Revenge, documenting the excavation for the Dive Down Project. She is the owner of Scuba Planners Dive Travel specializing in group travel for dive shops, clubs, and individuals. .


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