Glace Bay and Oriole to Represent RCN at New York Fleet Week

March 27, 2019 – Five U.S. Navy ships, three U.S. Coast Guard cutters, four U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Yard Patrol boats (YPs), one Military Sealift Command ship, and two Royal Canadian Navy vessels will participate during 2019 Fleet Week New York (FWNY), May 22-28. It is anticipated that approximately 2,600 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will participate this year. Ship and pier locations include: Manhattan, Pier 88: (Tours will be closed Sunday, May 26) • San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS New York (LPD 21), from Mayport, Florida will embark…

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Maryland Fleet Week Celebration Wraps Up

October 9, 2018 – The departure of U.S., Canadian and British ships from North Locust Point and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor marked the end of Maryland Fleet Week and Air Show Baltimore, Oct. 9. Maryland’s second iteration of this weeklong maritime celebration included public tours of the ships, an air show featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team, a Fleet Week festival in the Inner Harbor, a 5k run, as well as various educational and community-oriented events. “Having the U.S. Navy, the Canadian Navy, the British Navy and the…

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San Fransico Fleet Week kicks off with ship arrivals

October 2, 2018 – More than 1,800 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen assigned to units within the region, as well as Sailors from the Royal Canadian Navy recently moored in the Bay area in support of the 38th annual San Francisco Fleet Week. Fleet Week is a tradition in several cities across the U.S. that helps to raise public awareness of the role that sea services play in national prosperity and security as well as an opportunity to engage with local communities. The week-long tribute to the sea services is…

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HMCS Moncton Wins NYC Fleet Week Regatta

By Chief Petty Officer RJ Stratchko USN More than 50 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen participated in the 4th Annual Fleet Week Regatta at the New York Harbor during Fleet Week New York, May 26th. Service members from several commands, including the USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and USS Zephyr (PC 8), participated in racing 24 identical sailboats in the friendly competition. The event was hosted by the Manhattan Yacht Club and sponsored by the New York Harbor Sailing Foundation and the New York Council Navy League. Participating members from HMCS…

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The Big Easy Kicks off Navy Week

The “Big Easy” will host ships from three navies including the flagship, the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) during New Orleans Navy Week with a week-long series of community outreach events, April 19-25.  The celebration offers an opportunity for the citizens of New Orleans to meet and interact with Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.  “The sea services belong to the American people,” said Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Two. “NOLA Navy Week is a great opportunity to demonstrate to visitors who the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S.…

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HMCS Moncton to Represent Canada at 2018 Fleet Week New York

The Ships and Locations for New York Fleet Week 2018 [smartslider3 slider=23] 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…

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Fleet Week San Francisco Comes to a Close

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Champion (MCM 4), and Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338) departed San Francisco today, bringing the 37th annual Fleet Week San Francisco to a close. Throughout the week, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members volunteered at multiple community service projects, including a VA hospital, a food bank, a St. Anthony’s Foundation Kitchen, and a children’s hospital. Marine Cpl. Alex Sieck, attached to Combat Logistics Battalion 11, said he was thankful for the opportunity…

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San Francisco Fleet Week Kicks Off

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) arrived at pier 30/32 in San Francisco today, kicking off the 37th annual San Francisco Fleet Week, which runs Oct. 1 through 10. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Champion (MCM 4), U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WHEC 726), and Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338) will also be in San Francisco for this year’s celebration. More than 2,000 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members will participate in San…

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HMCS Winnipeg in Fleet Week San Francisco 2017

Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), mine countermeasures ship USS Champion (MCM 4), U.S. Coast Guard cutter Midgett (WHEC 726), and Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338) will be in San Francisco for Fleet Week, Oct. 1-10. In addition, forces from 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), Naval Beach Group (NBG) 1, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) 1, Navy Region Southwest, and U.S. Coast Guard District 11 will also be participating in Fleet Week. San Francisco Fleet Week…

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