Quite a number of the liberty ships coming off the docks at Wilmington are being named for famous North Carolinians such as Virginia Dare, Zebulon B. Vance, Flora Macdonald, James K. Polk, and many more.
Of personal interest to the author were also items of historical interest. Up close and personal was the view that he offered of sunken ships, as well as the marine life that lived around them. As visual illustration was a map locating the wrecked watercrafts, which included a German submarine. Accompanying the map was a brief description of each: an old boiler, LST#741, Richmond, Kyzickes, Zane Gray, U-85, and York.