USS Laffey Association

Laffey Association

USS Laffey Association is a group of men and women who want to preserve and maintain the USS Laffey DD 724 at Patriots Point, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464.  With the staff at Patriots Point, we preserve and maintain the ship, its records, memories, letters, photos, videos, etc.  We meet annually for a Reunion and numerous times for a work party aboard the ship.  We honor the all who served and support the USS Laffey. 


USS Laffey Association is a 501c(19) nonprofit veterans organization.  Donations are tax free.


Reunion 2017

We have an annual reunion to socialize with everyone in the association.  Every even year the reunion is in Charleston SC.  Reunion Photos

Work Party April 2017

We have numerous work parties aboard the Laffey each year to preserve and maintain the ship.  The spring work party is typically includes April 16th with memorial service for fallen shipmates. Work Parties Photos

Ceremony 2016

Memorial Services – We hold memorial services for fallen shipmates from WWII, Korea, etc. Laying of the Wreath April 15th Videod with Ari Phoutrides


The mission of the USS Laffey Association is for the education and preservation of the USS Laffey DD724 Museum Ship at the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum at Mount Pleasant, SC.  We are dedicated to all destroyers that fought so valiantly in all theatres of World War II and in Korea, and especially to the two USS Laffeys (DD 459 and DD 724) that saw action during these periods.


USS Laffey Association Officers, Board of Directors, and Staff

News & Latest  Update

Reunion Oct 8-11th 2017 Memphis TN

USS Laffey Association Membership Roster

Membership Application

Ship Store - Laffey caps, tee shirts, jackets, Polo Jerzees, ....


Letters from Friends - Guest Book

Association Member's Children, Grandchildren, Great-Grandchildren

Taps for Fallen Shipmates



Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum USS Laffey

Patriots Point Foundation

Tin Can Sailors




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