USS Yorktown Gets Paint Job After 20 Years

  Mount Pleasant, S.C. – After many years of age and wear, The Fighting Lady is getting a much-needed face-lift.  In a project expected to last about eight months, Patriots Point operations personnel are painting the starboard side of the ship.  It’s the first time the hull of the ship has been painted since the […]

Navy Shipyard Artifacts Move Back Home to North Charleston

  The Charleston Naval Shipyard exhibit is back in North Charleston after being displayed for more than 30 years on the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point.  Referred to as “Shipyard Museum,” the exhibit pays tribute to the thousands who worked at the base before its 1996 closure.   “After years of Patriots Point maintaining and […]

“Pay What You Can” Jan. 4-5

PATRIOTS POINT TO OFFER ‘PAY WHAT YOU CAN’ WEEKEND JAN. 4-5, 2014 Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is kicking off the New Year with a bang, for the third year in a row.  The museum’s popular ‘Pay What You Can’ Weekend returns January 4th-5th.  For this weekend only, normal parking and admission fees will […]

Area Students Eligible for Scholarship

In pursuit of the association’s mission to educate and inspire patriotism across generations, the USS Yorktown CV-10 Association Scholarship Program is approaching its second year. The scholarship will be given to a Charleston Tri-County area student attending one of the following schools: Berkeley County Berkeley High School                                                   Goose Creek High School Berkeley Alternative                                                    Hanahan High […]


Bring in the New Year with a bang by spending it on the historic USS Yorktown!  It’s a celebration you’ll always remember with live performances and the opportunity to enjoy the party on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier.  Dress to impress!  Doors open at 9pm.  To buy tickets visit  Don’t wait- space […]

Anonymous Donor Funds Patriots Point Trip for 1,500 Berkeley County 5th Graders

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, roughly 1,500 Berkeley County 5th graders are participating in a leadership program at Patriots Point this month. Their visit is funded through a $17,000 donation and covers all but transportation to Patriots Point. “It’s the season of giving and a local donor really stepped up to the […]

PHOTOS: Pearl Harbor Ceremony

Photos from the Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony, sponsored by VFW Post 10624, are posted on our Facebook page at We thank the more than 200 people who came out to honor those who fought that day and remember those lives that were lost December 7, 1941.

Pearl Harbor Memorial Program Dec. 7

WHAT:            Pearl Harbor 72nd Anniversary Memorial Service   WHERE:          Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, Hangar Bay 3   WHEN:            Saturday, December 7th, 11am   DETAILS:        This service, sponsored by VFW Post 10624 Mt. Pleasant, is in memory of the 25 known men from South Carolina who gave their lives during the Japanese attack on […]

2014 Boy Scout Leadership Summit


Boy Scout Leadership Summit Aboard the USS YORKTOWN at Patriots Point on Charleston Harbor! Join Scout Leaders from throughout the Southeast on Saturday, January 25 from 11:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. for a full day of leadership development and community collaboration. During your visit, enjoy everything that Patriots Point has to offer: three remarkable vessels, historic […]

Free Parking for Visitors Who Bring Cell Phone Donation

FREE PARKING FOR PATRIOTS POINT VISITORS  WHO BRING A CELL PHONE FOR SOLDIERS   Mount Pleasant, SC- Patriots Point and nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers Inc. are asking visitors to help troops call home by donating gently-used cellular phones. Although the military landscape is ever changing, as many as 290,000 troops are serving in the […]