Beaufort News

Ghosts on the Yorktown? TV crew investigates

Unexplained noises, apparitions and bumps in the night all sound like something out of a scary movie.

But at 9 tonight on SyFy Channel's "Ghost Hunters," they will all be the focus of a spectral report on the World War II-era aircraft carrier Yorktown moored at Patriots Point, according to

A crew from The Atlantic Paranormal Society spent several nights in early February onboard the massive vessel in Mount Pleasant when it was closed to the public and didn't have power.

"Over the years, we have received a number of reports of unexplainable noise, sightings and activities from visitors to our ship, employees and area law enforcement officers," said Patriots Point executive director Mac Burdette. "I can't divulge whether or not TAPS found anything, but I can tell you that their staff said their visit provided some of the most compelling evidence they've seen in the history of the program."