4th annual paranormal conference to benefit the USS Hornet Education Department to be held.
ARE YOU READY TO EXPLORE THE MOST HAUNTED NAVY SHIP IN THE WORLD?The para conference is scheduled for august 13,14th,20216.
This is one of our most popular events aboard the fantastically haunted USS Hornet Museum. The floating WWII aircraft carrier museum truly takes you back in time with its steel plates, cargo nets, and authentic WWII aircraft’s.
The said event is for a fundraiser and it is being stated that proceeds go to the USS Hornets education department. They use the money to teach kids through their STEM program. 100% of the funds raised goes to the ship.
*(All Speakers Subject to Change)
Dustin Pari is a current Star of Syfy’s Channel hit show Ghost Hunters.
Kris Williams is a former star of the Syfy’s channel show Ghost Hunters, and co-lead investigator of Ghost Hunters International.
Dr. Loyd Auerbach (“Professor Paranormal”) is a professional mentalist and psychic entertainer who has been investigating the USS Hornet since she opened her doors as a museum in 1998. He is the Director of The Office of Paranormal Investigations and the author of multiple books on the subject, including ESP, Hauntings, and Poltergeists: A Parapsychologist’s Handbook and The Ghost Detectives’ Guide to Haunted San Francisco.
The USS Hornet (CV-12) was awarded seven Battle Stars for Pacific service in World War II:
- One Star — Asiatic-Pacific Raids
- One Star — Hollandia Operation
- One Star — Marianas Operation
- One Star — Western Carolina Islands Operation
- One Star — Western New Guinea Operation
- One Star — Leyte Operation
- One Star — Luzon Operation
USS Hornet was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for the following operations:
- Air Group 2 (VF-2, VB-2, VT-2, and part of VFN-76)
- March 29 – May 1, 1944 — Palau, Hollandia, Truk.
- June 11 – August 5, 1944 — Marianas, Bonins, Yap.
- September 6 – September 24, 1944 — Philippines, Palau.
- Air Group 11 (VF-11, VB-11, and VT-11)
- October 10 – Nov. 22, 1944 — Ryukyus, Formosa, Philippines, Luzon.
- December 14 – Dec. 16, 1944 — Luzon.
- January 3 – January 22, 1945 — Philippines, Formosa, China Sea, Ryukyus.
- Air Group 17 (VF-17, VBF-17, VB-17, and VT-17)
- February 16 – June 10, 1945 — Japan, Bonins, Ryukyus.
In 18 months of combat operations, USS Hornetproduced the following statistics:
- 668 Japanese planes shot down
- 742 Japanese planes destroyed on the ground
- 1,269,710 tons of enemy ships sunk or heavily damaged: 73 ships sunk, 37 probable, 413 damaged
- Ship’s engines burned 28,437,630 gallons of fuel oil
- Ship’s evaporators distilled 41,231,453 gallons of fresh water
- Ships steamed 155,000 miles (equal to six trips around world)