Fleet Week NYC 2017

- More than 3,700 U.S. and Canadian service members are expected to take part in New York Fleet Week this year.

The public is invited to join the sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen in the 29th annual celebration of the maritime services.

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The fun began Wednesday, May 24, at 8 a.m. with the parade of ships up the Hudson River. Several vessels from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Naval Academy, and Royal Canadian Navy will be docked and open for tours to the public beginning Thursday, May 25. [Click here for more information.]

These are the participating vessels open for tours:

Pier 88 Manhattan

USS Kearsarge from Norfolk, Virginia

Pier 92 Manhattan

USCGC Hamilton from Charleston, South Carolina

HMCS Glace Bay from Canadian Forces Base Halifax

Pier 86 Manhattan Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum (vessels will leave Saturday, May 27)

Four USNA yard patrol craft from Annapolis, Maryland

RV Neil Armstrong (oceanographic research ship) from Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal

USS San Jacinto from Norfolk, Virginia

USS Monterey from Norfolk, Virginia

Homeport Pier Staten Island

USS Lassen from Mayport, Florida

USCGC Katherine Walker from Bayonne, New Jersey

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