Ghosts of the USS Yorktown: The Phantoms of Patriots Point

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Overview
More than four decades after the great aircraft carrier USS Yorktown last served her country, the echoes of battle are still heard and felt on her decks. Staff members and visitors claim to have experienced disembodied voices, uniformed apparitions, shadowy masses and other unexplainable occurrences since the "Fighting Lady" first docked at Patriots Point. Join local author, investigator and ghostorian Bruce Orr as he examines the history, haunting and heritage of the National Historic Landmark and home of Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum.
Details
ISBN: 9781609497811
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: South Carolina
Series: Haunted America
Images: 75
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Bruce Orr was raised in the Lowcountry of South Carolina and grew up hunting and fishing the plantations of Berkeley County with his father and brothers. As he grew into an adult, a natural curiosity in seeking the facts brought him into law enforcement, where he eventually became a detective and a supervisor within his agency's Criminal Investigative Division. Now retired, he uses the skills he obtained in his career to research the legends and lore that he grew up with. After his first book in 2010, he developed a company called Lost in Legend in order to research, record and preserve the folklore and legends of the South Carolina Lowcountry, and the history behind them, for future generations.