USS Laffey (DD-724)

Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
USS Laffey
USS Laffey picture provided courtesy of Patriots Point


Come and experience a piece of American history at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, home to the USS Laffey. This historic ship has been serving our country since World War II and is now open for visitors to explore.

Take a step back in time as you walk the decks of the USS Laffey and learn about its brave crew who fought in some of the most significant battles of the war. As one of only two surviving Fletcher-class destroyers, this ship offers a unique opportunity to witness firsthand what life was like on board during wartime.

During your visit, don't miss the chance to see the numerous displays and exhibits that showcase the rich history of this ship. From interactive exhibits to authentic artifacts, you will be immersed in the world of naval warfare.

One of the highlights of visiting the USS Laffey is experiencing a guided tour by knowledgeable volunteers who will share fascinating stories and facts about the ship's past. You will also have the chance to climb aboard various areas of the ship, including the bridge, engine room, and gun turrets.

But it's not just about its historical significance – there are plenty of family-friendly activities on board as well. Kids can participate in a scavenger hunt or dress up in navy uniforms while parents can relax on deck and take in stunning views of Charleston Harbor.

Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum. Come aboard the USS Laffey and discover why it has earned its nickname "The Ship That Would Not Die." Book your trip today!

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Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum
Mt Pleasant, South Carolina
Lat: 32.78, Long: -79.9
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Last Updated On: 1/14/2024 10:54:54 AM
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