Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Manufacturer: Lockheed (later Lockheed Martin)
Type: carrier-based anti-submarine aircraft
Crew: pilot,co-pilot,two systems operators
Powerplant: two 9,275 lb (4,207 kg) static thrust General Electric TF-34-GE turbofans
Wingspan: 68 ft 8 in (20.93 m)
Length: 53 ft 4 in (16.26 m )
Height: 22 ft 9 in (6.93 m)
Weight: 26,650 lbs (12,088 kg) empty; 52,430 lbs (23,832 kg) maximum
Armament: up to four MK-46 torpedoes, bombs, or mines in internal weapons bay; two under wing stations for Harpoon or Maverick (medium range) air-to-surface missles, or external fuel cells; or up to 4,000 lbs (1814 kg) total ordnance
Maximum Speed: 518 mph (833.5 km/h)
Combat radius: 600 miles (965.5 kilometers)
This aircraft is on loan from the National Museum of Naval Aviation at Pensacola, Florida
Erected by Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum.
Location. 32° 47.395′ N, 79° 54.505′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Click for map. Aboard the USS Yorktown. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Patriots Point Rd., Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A-6E Intruder (a few steps from this marker); Carrier-Based A-6 Intruder (a few steps from this marker); S-2E Tracker (within shouting distance of this marker); F-8K Crusader (within shouting distance of this marker); F-14 Tomcat (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Laffey (within shouting distance of this marker); The A-7E Corsair II (within shouting distance of this marker); SH-3G Sea King (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Also see . . . Patriots Point, S-3B Viking. Viking was initially designed to deal with any enemy submarine threat. (Submitted on May 21, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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