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History on the Waterfront

By Linda Tancs

History awaits along the waterfront at Patriots Point in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. That’s where you’ll find the USS Yorktown, the 10th aircraft carrier to serve in the U.S. 65 more words


The Death of a Lady: The USS Lexington (CV-2) at the Battle of the Coral Sea, Part I: The Log

Today’s post was written by David Langbart, Archivist at the National Archives in College Park. This is the first post in a three-part series. 1,780 more words

Archives II

The Vietnam Experience

This past weekend, I had the chance to visit Patriot’s Point in Charleston, SC (actually, Mt. Pleasant, SC).  I guess you would say the “main attraction” of Patriot’s Point is the USS Yorktown, a large aircraft carrier that survived several battles during WWII.   427 more words


Fort Sumter National Monument -- South Carolina

December 10, 2015

This fort is found on an island off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina.  Named after a Revolutionary War hero, Fort Sumter was built to help fortify and protect the Charleston harbor.   478 more words


Inmate #005: Aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown (CV-10)

Note: I am not and do not claim to be an expert on aircraft identification. If I have mislabeled something, please let me know.

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