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Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Service
December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
**This event is FREE and open to anyone who would like to attend. Parking will also be free from 10 -11am.**
Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will host a Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Service aboard the USS Yorktown on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. to honor the 25 known South Carolinians who were killed during the 1941 Japanese attack.
The service, organized together with Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 10624, will include a wreath-laying, tolling of a bell and a traditional gun salute.
The Japanese used more than 350 aircraft during the hour-and-15-minute attack on Pearl Harbor. More than 2,403 U.S. personnel, including 68 civilians were killed. In total, more than 300 U.S. aircraft and 19 Navy ships were destroyed or damaged, including eight battleships.