Homegrown Music Festival At Patriots Point, November 13th!

On November 13th, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, in association with the USS Yorktown CV-10 Association and Awendaw Green, will host Awendaw Green’s Homegrown Music Festival for the Benefit of Patriots Point’s Institute of History & Science. The Singer-Songwriter Festival will be attended by many of those living the dream of singer-song writer, performing […]

Video Thursday: Submarines!

Following up on the Clamagore crew reunion this week at Patriots Point, we’re showing submarine videos today as our theme. Matter of fact the crew of Clamagore will be touring the first successful combat submarine, H. L. Hunley, while they are in town. Enjoy the submarine videos below! Patriots Point salutes our U. S. Navy […]

Clamagore Association Reunion Saturday, 22 October

This Saturday over 200 former crew members and family from the USS Clamagore SS343 Veterans Association will gather on the pier next to their boat (submarine) at Patriots Point to hold a memorial ceremony as part of their annual crew reunion. Their memorial program begins at 11 AM. The former crew members began arriving today […]

Great Egret Tangos With Spottail Bass At Patriots Point

Everyday as our guests walk down the pier to the ships at Patriots Point, they often are able to take in the wonders of nature living here, on and in Charleston Harbor. From manatees, otters, alligators, to all types of wildlife, birds and fish…yesterday I watched an odd type of tango between a Great Egret […]

“The Fighting Lady” Pretty In Pink, Joins The Fight!

Last Thursday on the date of the Navy’s 236th birthday, the USS Yorktown (CV-10) joined the nation’s recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) by rigging up lights on the flightdeck to give the bridge and aircraft on Yorktown the hue of pink! This could be a another first for the Yorktown and aircraft carriers…and […]

USS Yorktown CV-10 Association “Meet And Greet” Tomorrow 15 October

Yorktown Meet and Greet, Saturday 02 October 2010

Last years Yorktown Meet and Greet, Saturday 02 October 2010 Former crew members of the USS Yorktown will hold a “Meet and Greet” tomorrow, Saturday, 15 October 2011, for visitors onboard.  They will talk about their service on the “Fighting Lady” and sign limited edition posters of the USS Yorktown in its World War II, […]

63rd Annual USS Yorktown CV-10 Association Reunion!

This week brings the USS Yorktown CV-10 Association to Patriots Point on Charleston Harbor for their sixty-third reunion on 13 October! Appropriately, Thursday is also the two hundred and thirty-sixth birthday of the United States Navy!

Governor Mitt Romney Speaks Onboard Yorktown

Every Presidential campaign since 2000 has brought candidates for President to the USS Yorktown for photo and speaking events. Yesterday, former Massachusetts’ Governor Mitt Romney spoke to a small group of veterans on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point at 2 PM.

Video Thursday: Robotics II

Last Video Thursday we looked at robotics and how scouts have a new merit badge program for it. Today we’ll look at how robotics are going to change the Navy with a few videos showing the state of the art in robotics…drone technology.

Former Volunteer Headed For Navy Flight Training!

Over six years ago, a Navy sailor from the Nuclear Power Training Center in Charleston showed up on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point and asked if he could volunteer. Frank Napier from Mesa, Arizona, was a young sailor away from home, with time on his hands and a fascination with the old Essex class carrier.