U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Valerie S. Guffey (RELEASED)

 

Mark your calendars! The Fleet’s comin’ t’town!

Five U.S. Navy ships, four U.S. Naval Academy Yard Patrol boats, two U.S. Coast Guard cutters, and four Royal Canadian Navy ships will participate in this year’s Fleet Week New York, May 25-31, 2016.

USS Wasp (LHD 1) passes the Statue of Liberty as the ship enters New York Harbor. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Tackitt (RELEASED)

 

4500 sailors are projected to take part in the week-long activities scheduled in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island.

Photo: Fleet Week New York

 

Ship tours run from 8 am to 5 pm with the exception of the Intrepid Pier, which opens at 10 am. Note: Some lines may be capped at 3 pm, so get there early!

Photo by NYCMarines (CC 2.0)

 

Ship and pier locations include (PDF download:

Manhattan, Pier 88 (map):

• Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5)
• Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

*Please note due to cruise ship operations there will be no public tours on Pier 88 on Sunday, May 29.

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86 (map):

• USCGC Juniper (WLB 201)
• Four USNA YPs

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal (map):

• Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99)
• Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96)
• USCGC Forward (WMEC 911)

USS The Sullivan’s Homeport Pier, Staten Island (map):

• Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43)
• Cyclone-class patrol (coastal) ship USS Shamal (PC 13)

Manhattan, Pier 92 (map):

• Iroquois-class destroyer HMCS Athabaskan (D 282)
• Kingston-class coastal defense vessel HMCS Kingston (MM 700)
• Kingston-class coastal defense vessel HMCS Moncton (MM 708)
• Submarine HMCS Windsor (SSK 877)

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

 

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