Fleet Week New York 2018 | Schedule of Events
Fleet Week New York, now in its 30th year, is the city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services. It is an unparalleled opportunity for the citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services. The weeklong celebration has been held nearly every year since 1984.
The Ships and Locations for Fleet Week 2018 are…
Manhattan, Pier 90:
• San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24), from Norfolk, Virginia. Arlington will embark several hundred Marines from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
• Kingston-class coastal defence vessel HMCS Moncton (MM 708), from Canadian Forces Base Halifax
Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86:
• Four USNA YPs, from Annapolis, Maryland (Vessels depart Saturday, May26) • Sentinel-class cutter USCGC Richard Snyder (WPC 1127), from Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
Brooklyn Cruise Terminal: (In the Red Hook community) • Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57), from Norfolk, Virginia
Homeport Pier, Staten Island:
• Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Little Rock (LCS 9), from Mayport, Florida • **USCGC STURGEON BAY is WTGB-109 (140 ft Icebreaking Tug), from Bayonne, New Jersey • Reliance-class cutter USCGC Diligence (WMEC 616), from Wilmington, North Carolina • Pathfinder-class oceanographic survey ship USNS Maury (T-AGS 66)
Kings Point (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy): (Not open for general public tours) • Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship USS Zephyr (PC 8), from Mayport, Florida
Bronx/SUNY Maritime College: (Not open for general public tours) • Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport USNS City of Bismarck (T-EPF-9)
Ship tours will be conducted daily throughout the week in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ship tours on Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86, will be conducted daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.