Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Fleet week

  • STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Their ships snugly berthed following the nautical parade that heralded Fleet Week 2012, sailors in their summer whites strode the Stapleton pier today.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • Wind filling their sails, a flotilla of elegant tall ships that once ruled the seas swept out of the past and into New York Harbor on Wednesday to mark the start of OpSail 2012 and Fleet Week New York.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • Fleet Week, the annual sea-faring extravaganza in New York, is upon us and military personnel can tour New York for free.
  • (Examiner)
  • NEW YORK – Some 6,000 men and women in uniform have arrived in New York for the city's 25th annual Fleet Week, a yearly celebration of military ships and the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who serve on them, CBS News reported.
  • (GlobalPost)
  • Fleet Week is officially underway, people! Right this moment ships are arriving at Pier 90 and parts of Staten Island, and the sailors and their pristinely pressed uniforms are getting ready to descend upon our fair city.
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  • STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Majestic sailing ships are looming up through the early morning haze as they pass through the Narrows on their way through New York Harbor and to the George Washington Bridge.
  • (Staten Island Advance)
  • The boys are back in town! It's Fleet Week and come Wednesday, boatloads of sexy sailors will hit the streets.
  • (our wonderful town - New York Daily News)
  • Thousands of spectators gathered Wednesday morning along the banks of the Hudson River to watch a parade of tall ships and naval warships sail into New York Harbor, marking a majestic start to Fleet Week New York 2012.
  • (Newsday)
  • Fleet Week is sailing into town this morning. The festivities kick off with the parade of ships, featuring 22 vessels that will make their way up the Hudson River.
  • (NY1)
  • A stunning flotilla of tall ships from around the world sailed into New York City on Wednesday for Fleet Week. They include stately, old sailing ships like the iconic USCGC Eagle, Americas Tall Ship, and and the Colombian ARC Gloria.
  • (Daily Mail)

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