Patriots Point Museum - USS Yorktown

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The USS Yorktown at Patriots Point Museum is an Essex-class aircraft carrier named in honor of the sunken USS Yorktown, destroyed in 1942 during the Battle of Midway. The vessel has been used in films “Tora! Tora! Tora!” and “The Philadelphia Experiment among others. Witnesses, both staff and visitors, have noticed clear apparitions of sailors all over the ship. The ship was featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost Hunters.

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Geographic Information

Address:
40 Patriots Point Road
Mount Pleasant, SC
United States

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GPS:
32.7904351, -79.90853140000002
County:
Charleston County, South Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Charleston, SC (1.6 mi.)
Mount Pleasant, SC (2.7 mi.)
Sullivans Island, SC (4.6 mi.)
Isle of Palms, SC (6.6 mi.)
North Charleston, SC (8.9 mi.)
Folly Beach, SC (9.5 mi.)
Hanahan, SC (11.0 mi.)
Shell Point, SC (11.5 mi.)
Goose Creek, SC (15.0 mi.)
Kiawah Island, SC (16.2 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
https://www.patriotspoint.org/explore_museum/uss_yorktown/

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  1. Whtmanlancaster  |  

    I actually slept on there!I saw ghosts of sailors on the deck and in the sleeping quarters.I was even woken up bye a faint sound of a fire alarm and people screaming yelling for help.It was really cool!!!

  2. When I was younger, I went onto the Yorktown for a field trip. We had just exited the medical bay and we were walking out onto the deck. I really needed to go to the bathroom. We had an extremely large group so it was mostly just us on the ship besides the staff. I was given permission to go and I headed back towards the cafeteria area to catch back up with one of the teachers having lunch there. She told me there was a staff member on the other side of the large room. I ran over there and asked a tall gentleman dressed in a more sailor outfit where the bathroom was. He smiled and answered my question. Once I returned, I saw the same staff member and he walked straight through one of the doors in the hall way. It freaked me out! I RAN back to my group and it stung me deep. I now love to go there and go ghost hunting.

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