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Estimated repair costs for Yorktown come in less than anticipated The World War II-era Yorktown aircraft carrier at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum requires significant repairs to its rusting hull and other parts of the ship. The cost to repair the main attraction at Patriots Point won’t be cheap, but it’s dramatically cheaper than previous estimates.
A former Yorktown sailor retraces his steps after 60 years The sailors have been replaced by tourists, the bomb elevator replaced by one that now carries only families, but for Allan Eisenecker much of the USS YORKTOWN remains as it was more than 62 years ago, when he walked aboard the ship while serving in the U.S. Navy in the 1950’s.
See the 2014 Reunion photos here on the website Photos from the 2014 Reunion are now posted on the website. Click here to see the 2014 Reunion photos or

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Patriots Point News

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Planned Giving

  • Common Estate Planning Mistakes Common Estate Planning Mistakes
    Continuing our information on Planned Giving we thought it important to think about what many of us have or haven’t done to prepare for our bequests.    The most common mistake is not having a “plan”. ...

Shipmates passing

  • Whaley, Richard W. passing Whaley, Richard W. passing
    Richard W. Whaley, 93 of Huntington passed away at 3:00pm on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at his residence. Richard was a U.S. Navy veteran who served for 22 years and retired in 1970 as a Chief Petty Officer....
  • Dunn, Von Roy passing Dunn, Von Roy passing
    Dunn, Von Roy Born August 17, 1932 in Altoga, Texas to Carl and Leta Dunn. He graduated high school in McKinney, Texas in 1950. He joined the United States Navy in September 1952 and served aboard the...
  • Bird, Robert Laverne passing Bird, Robert Laverne passing
    Bird, Robert LaVerne Bird, Robert "Bob" Laverne, 88, passed away on January 15, 2014 in Irving, TX. He was born on September 25, 1925 in Auroa, Iowa. The family will recieve friends for visitation on Monday,...
  • Martinez, Jose P. passing Martinez, Jose P. passing
    Jose P. Martinez, 77, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. Service: 6 p.m. Thursday at Amalla. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Survivors: Wife, Margaret; sons, Nathaniel, Jose; daughter, Monica; brothers, Oscar,...
  • Griffen, Raymond Eugene passing Griffen, Raymond Eugene passing
    I would like to inform you that Seaman First Class Raymond Eugene Griffin died on Thursday, January 30th.  He entered naval service on 6-3-44 and was Honorably Discharged on 5-24-46. He service was NTS...
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USS Yorktown CV 10 Association

Ship's Library

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The Vietnam Era

This is the new section on the website covering the Vietnam era. Here we will begin to capture the memories of the crew covering the period of mid 1960's through to decommissioning in 1971.

The World War II Era

    This section of the library covers the World War II era.    


History of four US Navy Ships each named USS Yorktown

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CV10 CVA10 CVS10 History

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CG-48 History

C-48 History

PG-1 history

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CV-5 History

CV 5 History  


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