Fleet Week sails into New York Harbor

Fleet Week sailed into New York Harbor today.Organizers say 17 tall ships from Japan, Canada, Finland and the United Kingdom will be docked around the

MANHATTAN - Fleet Week sailed into New York Harbor today.

Organizers say 17 tall ships from Japan, Canada, Finland and the United Kingdom will be docked around the city.

This will be the largest Fleet Week since the celebrations began 25 years ago.

The U.S. Navy?s lineup includes guided missile destroyers and the multipurpose, amphibious assault ship the USS Wasp.

News 12 Long Island?s Erin Colton was on the USS Wasp and spoke to crew members. To watch Chopper 12 footage over Fleet Week, click iO Extra on Channel 612.

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