2 May 1882

United States
9 Oct 1944

United States
21 Dec 1944

United States
26 Dec 1944

United States
3 Nov 1945

United States
17 May 1946

Photo(s) dated 17 May 1946
United States Coast Guard Cutter Spencer in Charleston harbor, South Carolina, United States, 17 May 1946.
20 Jun 1953

United States
30 Jun 1958

United States
30 Sep 1958

United States
  • USS Ray was decommissioned from service at Charleston Naval Shipyard, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. ww2dbase [Ray | Charleston, South Carolina | CPC]
1 Aug 1959

United States
13 Oct 1975

United States
  • On the 200th anniversary of the US Navy, ex-USS Yorktown (Essex-class) was formally dedicated as a memorial and museum ship at Patriot's Point, Charlotte, South Carolina, United States. ww2dbase [Yorktown (Essex-class) | Charleston, South Carolina | DS]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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