USS Bataan (LHD-5) Photo: U.S. Navy, Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Dennis Timms.

 

The start of Fleet Week New York 2016 begins officially tomorrow, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, with the traditional ‘Parade of Ships’ from 10am – 3pm.

 

USCGC Forward (WMEC-911). US Air Force photo: TSGT VAL GEMPIS

 

An anticipated 4,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate in the official kick-off. The parade will sail into NY harbor through the Narrows, and cruise up the North River, so be sure to stake out your viewing/photo-friendly spots early!

HMCS Athabaskan (D 282). Photo by Halifax waterfront (CC 3.0)

 

Participating ships/units will include:

See the full schedule of Fleet Week NY events here.

posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

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