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Fleet Week is coming! Here's everything we know

Written by
Jillian Anthony

Earlier this week, the U.S. Navy announced that Fleet Week will be heading to NYC May 25–31, and 4,500 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will come to our fair shores. Just think about all those seamen.

RECOMMENDED: See the full Fleet Week NYC guide

This year you can tour military ships docked in Manhattan, Staten Island and, for the first time since 2012, Brooklyn!  All of the ships will be open for free tours from 8am to 5pm each day, except the Intrepid Pier, which opens at 10am. Here's the current list of which ships will be where:

Manhattan, Pier 88S:
• Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), from Norfolk,
• Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, from Camp Lejeune,
North Carolina
*Please note due to cruise ship operations there will be no public tours on Pier 88S on Sunday, May 29.

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86N:
• USCGC Juniper (WLB 201), from Newport, Rhode Island
• Four USNA YPs, from Annapolis, Maryland

Brooklyn Cruise Terminal:
• Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99), from
Mayport, Florida
• Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), from
Norfolk, Virginia
• USCGC Forward (WMEC 911), from Portsmouth, Virginia

USS The Sullivan’s Homeport Pier, Staten Island:
• Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), from
Mayport, Florida
• Cyclone-class patrol (coastal) ship USS Shamal (PC 13), from Mayport, Florida

Manhattan, Pier 92S:
• Iroquois-class destroyer HMCS Athabaskan (D 282), from Canadian Forces
Base Halifax
• Kingston-class coastal defence vessel HMCS Kingston (MM 700), from
Canadian Forces Base Halifax
• Kingston-class coastal defence vessel HMCS Moncton (MM 708), from
Canadian Forces Base Halifax
• Submarine HMCS Windsor (SSK 877) , from Canadian Forces Base Halifax 

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