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USS Bataan sails in ship parade – NBC New York

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) will return to New York Harbor on Wednesday as one of the centerpieces of Fleet Week New York 2024, the US Navy announced.

Fleet Week will take place May 22-28 this year with the theme “Fleet Week New York…Celebrating Those Who Serve.”

Two U.S. Navy ships, three U.S. Coast Guard vessels and four U.S. Naval Academy yard patrol boats will participate, along with ships from Germany.

U.S. sailors and Marines stand on the flight deck of the USS Bataan as the ship passes the Statue of Liberty during Fleet Week in New York Harbor on May 25, 2022. (Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP ) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ship and dock locations, according to Fleet Week, include:
Manhattan, Pier 88 South: (Public tours only Saturday, May 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
– Amphibious assault ship, USS Bataan (LHD 5) from Norfolk, Virginia

Manhattan, Pier 90 North: (Public tours only Saturday, May 25, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
– Baden-Württemberg class frigate FGS Baden-Württemberg (F-222) of Germany
– Berlin-class replenishment ship FGS Frankfurt am Main (A-1412) of Germany

Manhattan, Intrepid Museum, Pier 86 (Tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
– Four YP from the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland (visits only May 23-24)
– USCGC Bay-class cutter Sturgeon Bay (WTGB-109) from Bayonne, New Jersey (tours May 23-27)

Homeport Pier, Staten Island: (Public tours will be held May 23-27, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.)
– Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS MARINETTE (LCS 25) from Mayport, Florida
– Legend-class cutter USCGC Calhoun (WMSL-759) from Charleston, South Carolina
– USCGC Keeper-class coastal buoy Katherine Walker (WLM-552) from Bayonne, New Jersey

This is the 36th year of Fleet Week New York and 2,300 U.S. service members are expected to participate.

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES – MAY 24: The 35th Annual Fleet Week, a seven-day celebration honoring the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, kicked off in New York York, United States, on May 24, 2023. Nearly 2,400 military personnel will participate in Fleet Week that runs through May 30. (Photo by Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

For a full list of events and tours for Fleet Week, visit the official website here.