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  • 18 April Scout Topgun!

    Boy Scout Troop 245 from Cumming, Georgia, attended the aviation merit badge class onboard Yorktown this weekend at Patriots Point. The troop did a pretty good job in the combat […]

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  • Yorktown from the top!

    Here are a couple of images from our maintenance supply guy, William “Billy” Weatherford. My post on the ghost bomb hit from 18 March inspired him to forward these images […]

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  • April Volunteer Profile – George Lodge – aeronautical engineer

    Our April volunteer profile features our only aeronautical engineer, George Lodge,who worked for the Glenn L. Martin aircraft company from 1939 to 1947. He grew up in Camden, New Jersey […]

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  • E. L. Wright technology visit

    Every year (at least for the last 3 if not more)  in March/April E. L. Wright middle school from Columbia, SC, comes to the USS Yorktown to learn about technology […]

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  • The Amazing Fred Fox story!

    Sixty four years ago, the Yorktown (CV-10) was engaged in softening up Okinawa for the Army/Marine invasion on 01 April.  On the morning of 26 March, VBF-9 and VT-9 off […]

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  • Scout aviators from Indiana

    Troop 646 from Guilford, Indiana, spent two days and nights of  adventure on USS Yorktown, Monday and Tuesday this week. They had a great time in the aviation class and […]

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  • Japanese bomb and Ghost bomb strike Yorktown!!!

    Sixty four years ago on 18 March while conducting operations off Okinawa, the USS Yorktown (CV-10) was struck by a Japanese bomb at 1507 (3:07 PM) when a Judy dive […]

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  • The Fighting Lady has a Facebook page!!!

    Dick Trammel has published a Facebook page for “the Fighting Lady.” Become a Fan of the Yorktown…you can find her page here.

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  • March Volunteer Profile – Dick Whitaker

    Our March volunteer profile is on PFC (Private First Class) Dick Whitaker. Upon his graduation from high school in Saugerites, New York, in 1944, the United States Marine Corp gave […]

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  • February Volunteer Profile – Bob Barkus

    Our volunteer profile this month is on Merchant Marine Bob Barkus.  His father and mother immigrated to New York City from England in 1926. Bob was born in Brooklyn July […]

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