Business booms at the Battleship North Carolina

Posted by Debra Worley - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Despite the down economy, attendance at the Battleship North Carolina went up this summer.

Workers at the battleship said the number of visitors is as high as it's in ten years.  In July alone, 40,000 people boarded the ship, which is the most decorated American battleship of WWII.

There are several upcoming events on the battleship to keep the visitors stepping aboard.  They range from special tours, movies, and Halloween events.

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