USS Hornet Haunted Aircraft Carrier

According to a story in the Wall Street Journal, The USS Hornet, which has been a floating museum in Alameda, CA open to the public since 1998, is wracked with ghosts! About 200 sightings have been made over the past five years, since the famous Navy vessel was saved from the scrap metal yards and restored. Experts say they are probably ghosts of deceased servicemen who once served aboard the old aircraft carrier.

Museum curator, Alan McKean, a former Navy SEAL, has personally seen an officer in a WWII khaki uniform descend the stairs from the admiral's bridge. One tourist recently reported being slapped on the back of the head while using the restroom.

[08/13/2000]

USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier Museum

Address:
707 W. Hornet Ave., Alameda, CA
Directions:
USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier Museum, Pier 3, Alameda Point. From Webster St. turn right on Central Avenue, go about 3/5ths of a mile, left on Central Avenue, right on Oriskany Ave out to the point, follow signs.
Hours:
Daily 10 am - 5 pm. Limited access Tu. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
510-521-8448
RA Rates:
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