Fleet Week New York Ships and Dates Announced

Monday, April 07, 2008

By Stacey Byington, Commander, Navy Region Mid Atlantic Public Affairs
Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate in the 21st anniversary of Fleet Week New York, which will take place May 21 - 28.  Hosted nearly every year since 1984, Fleet Week New York is the city's celebration of the sea services. This event also provides an opportunity for the citizens of New York City and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as see, first-hand, the latest capabilities of today's maritime services.

Ships participating in this year's Fleet Week commemoration are the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), guided-missile cruisers USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and USS Monterey (CG 61), and the guided- missile destroyers USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) and USS Nitze (DDG 94). Kearsarege, Leyte Gulf, and Nitze are homeported in . The Sullivans is homeported in , Kearsarge and Leyte Gulf will be berthed in ; and , The Sullivans, and Nitze will be berthed at .
In addition to public visitation of participating ships, May 22 – 27, there will be a number of exhibits showing off the technology of the maritime services and the skilled expertise of our service members.

Maritime Today

The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter November 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


USNS Maury Completes Acceptance Trials

USNS Maury (T-AGS 66) completed Acceptance Trials, November 6, following a week of extensive ship tests and underway events, included testing of major propulsion,

U.S. Ups Philippines Aid as South China Sea Turmoil Builds

The United States has raised its military aid to the Philippines this year to $79 million, the U.S. ambassador said on Wednesday, as tension rises in the region

Fincantieri Launches Nuclear Waste Vessel for Russia

New semisubmersible floating platform will be used to transport special material decommissioned by the Russian Navy    Itarus, the new semisubmersible floating

Maritime Contracts Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0711 sec (14 req/sec)