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Third Tuesday: Creation and Impact of SS John D Gill, 1942

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Submarine warfare during World War II came quite close to the North Carolina coast. While the southern border of Operation Drumbeat is in the Outer Banks, the Lower Cape Fear saw its share of action. Join Curator of Education Katy Menne for in an in-depth look at SS John D Gill, which a German U-boat torpedoed off Frying Pan Shoals in March 1942.

All Third Tuesday programs are free and open to the public; donations are appreciated. Lectures are held at the Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay St., at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Lectures are geared for 16 years and older. For more information or to register, call (910) 477-5151 or RSVP below. Seating is limited, so registration is required.


Southport Community Building
223 E. Bay Street
Southport, NC 28461 United States
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