My dad, Alan J. Campbell, served aboard the USS North Carolina during World War 2. This ship was in more battles than any other ship in Naval history. Here I have recounted word for word my dads recollections about getting hit by a torpedo while in the Pacific. Battleships of World War 2 - The #USS #North #Carolina #BB-55
U.S.S. North Carolina...She was the first newly constructed American battleship to enter service during World War II, and she took part in every major naval offensive in the Pacific Theater of Operations to become the most highly decorated American battleship of World War II, accumulating 15 battle stars. The USS North Carolina is now a museum ship and memorial kept at the seaport of Wilmington, N.C.
USS North Carolina in Wilmington, NC. The World War II battleship 'North Carolina' is permanently berthed on the Cape Fear River at Wilmington. She was saved from the scrap heap in the 1960's by public subscription, including donations of dimes by schoolchildren.