Ships of Pearl Harbor: USS St. Louis

Ships of Pearl Harbor: USS St. Louis

USS St. Louis (CL-49), a Brooklyn-class light cruiser, was launched on April 15, 1938 and commissioned into the US Navy on May 19, 1939. She was the fifth ship of the Navy to bear the name of the Midwestern city. After her initial shakedown, completed in October of...
5 Pearl Harbor “Tours” To Avoid

5 Pearl Harbor “Tours” To Avoid

For most people, coming to Oahu to visit Pearl Harbor is something that requires a lot of planning. It’s also not cheap. The flights tend to be long and costly; preparations and packing can be time consuming; and scrolling through dozens of different tour...
Cassin Young – Pearl Harbor Hero

Cassin Young – Pearl Harbor Hero

Cassin Young was already an American hero when his life was tragically cut short during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Just under a year earlier, on the morning of December 7, 1941, the 47-year-old captain was stationed at Pearl Harbor when the Imperial Japanese...
Can I Visit Punchbowl Cemetery?

Can I Visit Punchbowl Cemetery?

During a visit to Pearl Harbor, there’s no shortage of opportunities to memorialize and honor the over 2400 Americans who died on December 7, 1941. From the USS Arizona Memorial program, which is included in all Pearl Harbor tours, to the USS Oklahoma Memorial,...
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