Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
This Site Possesses National Significance
In Commemorating The History Of The
United States Of America
National Park Service
United States Department Of The Interior
Erected 1989 by United States Department Of The Interior. (Marker Number #89001229.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1989.
Location. 32° 47.317′ N, 79° 54.511′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. On deck, at end of "forward" gang plank. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Patriot Point Road, Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. F-14A Tomcat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); S-2 Tracker (about 400 feet away); U.S.S. Laffey (about 400 feet away); S-3B VikingA-6E Intruder (about 500 feet away); Carrier-Based A-6 Intruder (about 500 feet away); F-8K Crusader (about 600 feet away); SH-3G Sea King (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Regarding USS Clamagore.
Listed in the National Register June 29, 1989; Designated a National Historic Landmark June 29, 1989.
USS CLAMAGORE (SS-343) (added 1989 - - #89001229)
Also known as CLAMAGORE
Patriot's Point , Mt. Pleasant
♦ Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Electric Boat Works
♦ Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Defense, Transportation
♦ Historic Sub-function: Naval Facility, Water-Related
♦ Current Function: Recreation And Culture
♦ Current Sub-function: Museum
Also see . . . USS Clamagore (SS-343) , From Wikipedia. named for the clamagore or blue parrotfish (Scarus (Submitted on May 21, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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