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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- 40 Patriots Point Road
Mount Pleasant, SC
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- 32.7904351, -79.90853140000002
- 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.)
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