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View of the USS Yorktown from below the Arthur Ravenell Jr Bridge

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Don't Worry...Big Brother Is Here

The town of Mt. Pleasant, SC, is across the river/estuary from Charleston, SC. It is a fairly small suburb, containing both the old, historic houses near the waterline and newer structures in other places. 824 more words


For Your Thanksgiving Preparations...

I think that Thanksgiving is probably my favorite holiday. I remember as a young boy that lived on the farm in Iowa how we would go to my grandparent’s home (also on a farm) on Thanksgiving for dinner. 791 more words

Historical Stuff

USS Yorktown

USS Yorktown – Photo taken from Arthur Ravenell Jr Bridge

The USS Yorktown was commissioned in 1943 and decommissioned in 1970.  In 1975, she became a museum ship at Patriot’s Point in Mt. 12 more words


Modeling War Damage - USS Yorktown (CV-5) at Coral Sea

Merit’s 1:350 USS Yorktown (CV-5) presents an excellent opportunity to display “that gallant ship” in a way that isn’t terribly common among shipbuilders: out of the water, but still within a vignette.   1,327 more words