These places should not be confused with the various places named York and Yorkville.
"Yorktown" is also a part of the name of:
Yorktown Heights, New York
There have been several ships by the name of USS Yorktown. Most famous among them is the USS Yorktown (CV-5), an aircraft carrier during World War II. The USS Yorktown (CV-10) is anchored in the Charleston, South Carolina harbor.
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The second Yorktown was a gunboat, launched in 1888, commissioned in 1889 and decommissioned in 1921.
The third Yorktown (CV-5) was an aircraft carrier commissioned in 1937, and a major combatant in World War II until she was sunk at the Battle of Midway in 1942.
The fourth Yorktown (CV-10) was also an aircraft carrier, commissioned in 1943, a participant in World War II and the Vietnam War, decommissioned in 1970 and later a memorial at Patriot's Point, South Carolina.
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