A U.S. Navy aircraft carrier reflects
the nation’s strong resolve to defend democracy.
USS Yorktown at Mount Pleasant, Patriots Point
21st Sept 2017 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM &
28th Sept 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
It was the U.S. Navy Lt. Don Walsh who navigated the research submarine „Trieste” on 23rd January 1960 to the deepest point on earth – 35,813 feet down, on the floor
of the Mariana Trench in the North Pacific Ocean. The second man on board was a Swiss oceanographer, Jacques Piccard, the creator of „Trieste”.
Link to Switzerland
Entered the Union as No. 8 on 23rd May 1788