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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 47.317′ N, 79° 54.511′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Touch for map. On deck, at end of "forward" gang plank. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Patriot Point Road, Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. F-14 Tomcat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); S-2E Tracker (about 400 feet away); U.S.S. Laffey (about 400 feet away); S-3B Viking (about 500 feet away); A-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 . . .
1. Patriots Point Museum-The CLAMAGORE (SS-43). 8 officers, 72 enlisted (Submitted on May 20, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. USS Clamagore (SS-343) , From Wikipedia. named for the clamagore or blue parrotfish (Scarus coeruleus) found in the West Indies and along the Atlantic coast as far north as Maryland. (Submitted on May 21, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Military • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels •
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