Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Cold War Submarine Memorial

The top of the submarine USS Lewis and Clark SSBN 664 sticks up out of the ground in a memorial to the Cold War (1947-1989) and the local role in loading and servicing the nation's sub-based ballistic missiles.

Patriots Point

Address:
40 Patriots Point Rd, Mount Pleasant, SC
Directions:
US Hwy 17, Bud Darby Lane becomes Patriots Pt. Rd. On the left, just before the Patriots Point attraction, across from the USS Yorktown.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Sub memorial.

Cold War Submarine Memorial

This roadside attraction gives the illusion of a full size submarine emerging from the park grounds. It incorporates the authentic sail and rudder of the USS Lewis and Clark SSBN 644, a US Navy submarine that saw active duty during the Cold War (1947-1989).

[Ed Gomboz, 07/07/2014]

Sub in the ground.

Submarine Memorial In The Ground

Submarine in ground, in dedication to those who served in the Cold War.

[Outaboutsc, 04/23/2013]

The Charleston area boasts of its vital military role loading ballistic missiles on America's submarine fleet throughout the Cold War. The memorial features the sail and rudder of the USS Lewis and Clark SSBN 664, situated in the park to suggest a full length, landlocked sub.


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