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Did you Know the North Carolina-class Battleships had Remotely Controlled Search Lamps?

I, for one, did not. Not bad for a circa 1937 battlewagon.

Ryan Szimanski, the curator for Battleship New Jersey, is on the road and has a great installment on search lamps and star shells from the deck of USS North Carolina (BB-55), below.

Enjoy!