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What This Drone Footage Captured At This Abandoned South Carolina Navy Base Is Truly Grim

This combination drone and handheld video footage of an abandoned building on the Charleston Navy Base compound shows a downtrodden view of a once grandiose building initially used to house sailors.

As part of the 1993 recommendations from the Base Realignment and Closure Commission, in 1996 this building was abandoned with the closure of the Charleston Navy Base. Prior to its closure this particular building had been converted into an office complex.

Tour the exterior by drone and, by foot, see the interior of this fascinating example of urban abandoned ruins. We think you’ll agree the remains of this abandoned South Carolina building are truly grim.

The 1996 closure of the Charleston Navy Base was a stunning blow to the community as a whole. Twenty years later, even though Charleston and her surrounding communities have bounced back, these abandoned buildings still eerily dot the landscape at the closed Navy base like a ghost town on the coast.

Want to see more ruins in South Carolina? These 13 Unbelievable Ruins In South Carolina Will Transport You To The Past.

Robin Jarvis
Robin Jarvis is a staff writer for OnlyInYourState.com. She's traveled to five of the seven continents and currently lives 35-feet in the air in a treehouse in the Southeastern U.S. When she's not writing, she's dreaming of her next trip.