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Old 02-22-2021, 11:52   #21
The Reaper
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Concur about Patriots Point.

The two other ships are the USS Laffey (the ship too tough to die) and the USS Yorktown, also of WWII fame.

Our son's Boy Scout troop overnighted there on the Yorktown.

The Clamagore was in pretty bad shape with rust and corrosion, if it has not been thoroughly restored, I would be surprised if they allowed visitors below deck.

Right across the harbor from Fort Sumter.

Great time.

TR
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