Parade of Ships Kicks off Seattle Fleet Week

July 31, 2019 – Guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), Royal Canadian navy ships HMCS Edmonton, and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) participated in a parade of ships in Elliott Bay, July 29, to kick off the 70th annual Seattle Fleet Week. Seattle Fleet Week 2019 is a time-honored celebration of the sea services and provides an opportunity for the citizens of Washington to meet Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today’s maritime services…

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69th Annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week Comes to a Close

Amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) and guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) departed the Port of Seattle Aug. 5, bringing the 69th annual Seafair Fleet Week officially to a close. The annual event, which began June 31, kicked off with a parade of U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy ships in Elliott Bay featuring Amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92), U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC-717), U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish (WPB-87358), Kingston-class coastal defence vessel…

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