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  • Kure Beach looks to remedy debris left from Dow Plant
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    May 06 2011 0183 32 There are sharp pieces of steel sticking out of the ocean floor near Kure Beach s Dow Plant historic siteSigns are posted to warn swimmers of the underwater hazard but the objects aren t...

  • DOW CHEMICAL PLANT AFTER GUSTAV
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    Jun 23 2015 0183 32 DOW CHEMICAL PLANT AFTER GUSTAV Report Browse more videos Playing next 3 05 Dow Chemical Plant-Kure Beach NC...

  • MyReporter What is the Ethyl
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    Apr 10 2009 0183 32 Operated from 1934 to 1946 at Kure Beach under a partnership of the Dow Chemical Co and the Ethyl Corp the massive factory complex extracted the chemical element bromine from ocean water At its height the plant employed 250 workers with a 500 000 anuual payroll making it an integral part of life in the city...

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    the Ethyl-Dow plant at Kure Beach near Wilmington N C The Dow Chemical Company and the Ethyl Gasoline Corporation of New York built the plant and use the 15 000 pounds of bromine which is put eut daily A film made by Leroy C Stewart and Thomas Midg-ley...

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    Pleasure Island North Carolina 5 732 words exact match in snippet view article Beach in 1923 Kure relatives still run the pier today In 1933 the Dow Chemical Company and the Ethyl Corporation built a large plant near Kure Beach for...

  • Get Off the Beaten Path on Kure Beach North Carolina
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    Kure then divided up portions of the land into lots to build homes upon Once completed the Kure family sold the tracts and helped finance a road to both Kure and Carolina Beach A population explosion in 1933 due in large part to the opening of the ethyl-Dow plant provided a shot in the arm to the economy of the growing community...

  • Historic Sites WWII at Fort Fisher
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    Through the years a popular story has been told regarding a U-boat attack near Kure Beach on July 15 1943 Carlton Sprague a platoon commander in C Battery 558th AAA Battalion remembered that while his unit was stationed at Fort Fisher a German submarine surfaced under cover of darkness and lobbed five shells at the Ethyl-Dow chemical plant...

  • Kure Beach North Carolina
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    It is found on Pleasure Island directly south of the Wilmington Beach annex of Carolina Beach and just north of Fort Fisher WWII bombardment On the night of July 24/25 1943 a German U-boat fired at least three shells to attack the Ethyl-Dow Chemical Company plant at Kure s Beach post-war Kure Beach but instead hit the Cape Fear River...

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    Jul 04 2011 0183 32 wardcomedy Footage from the Dow Plant in Kure Beach North Carolina that is now patrolled and off limits to folks...

  • Island Ecology For Educators Final Project
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    Jun 20 2013 0183 32 Historical cultural and environmental impacts of the Ethyl-Dow Plant which operated in Kure Beach NC from 1934-1945 and pioneered the extraction of Bromin...

  • The Dow Chemical Company History
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    The Ethyl-Dow Chemical Co plant at Kure s Beach NC the only plant on the East Coast producing bromine from seawater was attacked by a German U-boat in 1942 1943 1943 Dow and Corning Glass merge to form the Dow Corning Company specializing in silicone products 1947...

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    Bromine Extraction at Kure Beach Jan 10 2016 An aerial view of the Ethyl-Dow plant Image from theFederal Point Historic Preservation Society On January 10 1934 the Dow Chemical Company and the Ethyl Corporation began extracting bromine from sea water on a neck of land near Wilmington...

  • Bromine Extraction at Kure Beach NC DNCR
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    Jan 10 2016 0183 32 Dow and Ethyl purchased 90 acres at Kure Beach The site proved ideal as it had a natural basin for a holding reservoir which was formed by a Carolina bay and an abandoned trench thrown up as part of the Cape Fear defense system in 1865 The plant...

  • Bromine Extraction in Kure Beach North Carolina
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    US 421 Kure Beach NC USA North Carolina State Historical Marker Marker Text Ethyl-Dow plant which operated here 1934-1945 pioneered extraction of bromine from sea water Element used in Ethyl anti-knock gas compound In 1936 C C Furnas professor of chemical engineering at Yale heralded an advance which had taken place two...

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    Kure Beach Motels Kure Beach Hotels Beach Oceanfront Motels Rentals The Ethyl-Dow plant opened in the early 1930s causing the population to rise from 175 people to 525 by November 1933 according to a newspaper article The present population is 1 964 There is a report that a German submarine fired on the Ethyl-Dow plant in 1943...

  • Chemical plant s remnants removed to make room for homes
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    Nov 23 2010 0183 32 But when demand for Ethyl dropped the Ethyl and Dow companies decided to shut down the Kure Beach plant in 1945 and consolidate operations at a Texas Gulf coast facility...

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    Our Iodine plant was moved from Long Beach to Seal Beach California and provides increased capacity The Dow Chemical Company also accomplished a previous recognition when Bromine was extracted commercially from raw ocean water for the first time in 1934 at Kure Beach North Carolina Also in Texas we are now producing Ethylene Glycol...

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    1934 - The Ethyl-Dow House Prototypes Dow Road and Fourth Avenue overlooking the Cape Fear River at Kure Beach NC The photo above is the Manager s house Plant Manager Brick Dressel lived there until December 1935 Monroe and Mary Shigley moved in during February 1936 Unclear if other houses were built Current status of the house is unknown...

  • Kure Beach Postcard book or pack
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    R9AUYM9GV16C PDF < Kure Beach Postcard book or pack Kure Beach Postcard book or pack Filesize 113 Reviews lighthouses the Rocks the Ethel Dow Chemical Plant and the community s role in both the Civil War and World War II Most cherished though are the people that loved living a relaxed peaceful life in their paradise...

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    Jul 21 2015 0183 32 Dow Chemical Plant-Kure Beach NC Verdell Mayfield Follow 6 years ago 82 views Dow Chemical Plant-Kure Beach NC Report Browse more videos Playing next 1 33 Just Chillin - - Vacation Rental Home In Kure Beach NC...

  • MyReporter Why do they call it Kure Beach
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    Mar 06 2009 0183 32 In 1933 the Dow Chemical Co and the Ethyl Corp partnered to build a large plant near Kure Beach for extracting the chemical bromine from seawater It was used for an anti-knock ingredient in gasoline and other fuels Operated from 1934 until shortly after the end of World War II the plant employed 250 workers at its height with a...

  • Dow Plant Kure Beach
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    Kure beach area information kure beach is a town in new hanover county north carolina about 15 miles south of wilmington on the night of july 2425 1943 a german u-boat fired at least three shells to attack the ethyl-dow chemical company plant at kure...

  • Kure Beach
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    Kure Beach derived its name from a Danish immigrant named Hans Anderson Kure Sr He began acquiring land in the area in 1891 and by 1900 he had purchased 900 acres just south of Carolina Beach to Fort Fisher He established the Kure Land and Development Company and in 1913 produced a map of Fort Fisher Sea Beach which would later become Kure s Beach and eventually Kure Beach...

  • Bromine Extraction Historical Marker
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    Ethyl-Dow plant which operated here 1934-1945 pioneered extraction of bromine from sea water A historical marker located in Kure Beach in New Hanover County North Carolina...

  • Dow Chemical Company
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    The Ethyl-Dow Chemical Co plant at Kure s Beach NC the only plant on the East Coast producing bromine from seawater was attacked by a German U-boat in 1942 27 In the post-war era Dow began expanding outside of North America founding its first overseas subsidiary in Japan in 1952 and in several other nations soon thereafter...

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  • Kure Beach Not In Favor Of Lowering Dow Road Speed Limit
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    By WILLARD KILLOUGH IIIManaging Editor CAROLINA BEACH - The Carolina Beach Town Council recently expressed a desire to lower the speed limit on Dow Ro Kure Beach Not In Favor Of Lowering Dow Road Speed Limit...

  • Did a Nazi Submarine Attack a Chemical Plant in North
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    Aug 02 2017 0183 32 Additionally Mason says the U-190 logs suggest the ship was far from Kure Beach that night and mention nothing about shelling the coast on that night in July 1943...

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