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Patriot's Point Naval & Maritime Museum is located in Mount Pleasant, SC at the mouth of the Cooper River on the Charleston Harbor, across from Charleston, SC. Mount Pleasant is a town located in Charleston County, South Carolina. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population {{{2000Pop}}} (26th)  - Density 51. ... The Cooper River is a river in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Motto: Fedes Mores Juraque Curat Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Location in South Carolina Founded  -Incorporated 1670   County Berkeley County & Charleston County Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population {{{2000Pop}}} (26th)  - Density 51. ...


It is home to four museum ships: A museum ship, or sometimes memorial ship, is an old ship that has been preserved and converted into a museum open to the public. ...

It is also home to 25 naval aircraft aboard the Yorktown, including: USS Yorktown (CV/CVS-10) was an Essex-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, now a museum ship in South Carolina. ... An aircraft carrier is a warship whose main role is to deploy and recover aircraft—in effect acting as a sea-going airbase. ... One of only two preserved Secretary-class cutters, USCGC Ingham (WHEC-35) was probably the most successful large cutters built by the United States Coast Guard. ... Coast Guard shield The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is the coast guard of the United States. ... For other meanings, see cutter (baseball), cutter (tool) and self-harm. ... (DD-724): dp. ... USS Lassen, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast and maneuverable yet long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet or battle group and defend them against smaller, short-range attackers (originally torpedo boats, later submarines and aircraft). ... USS Clamagore (SS-343) was a Balao-class submarine of the United States Navy. ... USS Los Angeles A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate underwater. ...

  • A-4 Skyhawk
  • A-6 Intruder
  • A-7 Corsair
  • F-4 Phantom
  • F-9 Cougar
  • F-14 Tomcat

Also aboard the Yorktown is the Congressional Medal of Honor museum, with biographies of all medal recipients. The A-4 Skyhawk is an attack aircraft originally designed to operate from United States Navy aircraft carriers. ... The Grumman A-6 Intruder is a US attack aircraft. ... The Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II was a light attack aircraft based on the F-8 Crusader. ... The F-4 Phantom II (simply F-4 Phantom after 1990) is a two-place (tandem), supersonic, long-range, all-weather fighter-bomber built by McDonnell Douglas Corporation. ... The Grumman F9F Cougar (redesignated the F-9 Cougar in the 1962 joint service aircraft designation system) was a aircraft carrier-based fighter aircraft for the United States Navy. ... Sailors prepare an F-14 Tomcat for flight on the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003). ... For the computer game, see Medal of Honor (computer game). ...


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