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8:48 am on Tuesday April 30, 2013

Piccolo Spoleto Display at Patriots Point

An artwork exhibit aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point will feature selections inspired by day-to-day operations of the U.S. Coast Guard.  Original paintings in a variety of mediums, including watercolor, oil, chalk and pastel. Open to the...
11:59 am on Friday March 15, 2013

Patriots Point bringing museum to life

Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum divulged a strategic plan on Friday which is focused on implementing numerous technological improvements aboard the USS Yorktown. The five-year course of action will cost approximately $4 million and will...
8:13 am on Friday March 15, 2013

Patriots Point bringing museum to life

Image by Flickr user okred Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum divulged a strategic plan on Friday which is focused on implementing numerous technological improvements aboard the USS Yorktown. The five-year course of action will cost...
10:45 pm on Saturday November 10, 2012

Carrier Classic basketball tournament cancelled early after moist conditions

Image by Still image by U.S. NavyThe much anticipated pair of basketball games atop the World War II-era aircraft carrier Yorktown were due to be played Friday, but were canceled mid-run after court was simply too wet and wouldn't dry. The Carrier...
5:01 am on Thursday November 8, 2012

USS Yorktown transforming for Carrier Classic; Discount tickets available

Update: The game has been canceled.  The USS Yorktown is starting to look more and more like a basketball arena as it readies for Friday's Carrier Classic. The Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum posted a picture on their Facebook page of the...
11:18 am on Monday November 5, 2012

Hit TV series "Homeland" to film aboard Yorktown

Image by Wikipedia The USS Yorktown is certainly busy this week. The Carrier Classic is Friday and now Live 5 News is reporting that a hit TV show is filming on the ship this week. Showtime’s “Homeland,” which stars Claire Danes, will be taping at...
1:24 am on Tuesday October 16, 2012

Carrier Classic basketball tournament coming to the Yorktown on November 9

Image by U.S. Navy The University of North Carolina basketball team practices in the basketball arena on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson is hosting Michigan State University and the University of...
4:19 am on Sunday October 14, 2012

View from the USS Yorktown bridge

Image by Flickr user mikemac29 The view of the Ravenel Bridge from the bridge of the USS Yorktown aircraft carrier in Mount Pleasant. For more information about the planes on the deck of the Yorktown, check out this page.
12:38 am on Wednesday October 10, 2012

Yorktown goes pink again for breast cancer

Image by Patriots PointThe USS Yorktown has gone pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the second year in a row, lights on the flight deck of the ship will turn the "Fighting Lady" pink each evening throughout October. From the...
6:04 am on Friday June 29, 2012

Break out the aviators for a Top Gun party aboard the Yorktown

Image by Flickr user mhaithacaGrab your aviator glasses and flight suit for a Top Gun style party on the flight deck of the USS Yorktown. On Saturday, June 30 from 7 to 11 p.m., enjoy food from Black Bean Company, Jack Cosmic Dogs and D'Allesandro's...

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