Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum – Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

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40 Patriots Point Road,
Mt. Pleasant,
SC – 29464
866-831-1720

www.patriotspoint.org/

‘Patriots Point is home to three museum ships:

– USS Yorktown, an aircraft carrier

– USS Laffey, a destroyer (closed as of August 2009; to be brought back December 2011)

– USS Clamagore, a submarine

 

‘The Yorktown has many exhibits on board, including:

– Medal of Honor museum, with biographies of all medal recipients

– 25 naval aircraft, including:

A-4 Skyhawk

A-6 Intruder

A-7 Corsair

F-4 Phantom

F-9 Cougar

F-14 Tomcat

 

‘Exhibits ashore include:

– Civil War-era cannon

– Vietnam War-era:

US Navy Bell UH-1 helicopter

USMC Bell AH-1 Sea Cobra helicopter

PBR-105 river patrol boat

Naval Support Camp

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