Welcome sailors! Fleet Week kicks off with parade of ships

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Welcome sailors! Fleet week begins today with a parade of ships in New York Harbor.

Spectators can see the ships along New York Harbor in Brooklyn and Staten Island, as well as along the Hudson River from Battery Park to just south of the George Washington Bridge.

 

Fort Hamilton will conduct an annual salute to ships and there will be a flyover by the US Coast Guard.

This is the 31st annual Fleet Week New York celebration.

Events will run through May 28.

 

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