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VIP Ships Tours

New York Council members and friends are invited to join VIP tours of the visiting ships. Each tour is limited to 20 people and children must be nine or older. Please note, times are subject to change by the Navy. If interested, please email names for all members of your party to info@nynavyleague.org or call 212-825-7333, extension 1, to sign up. You may attend multiple tours. Please report to the pier for your tour 15 minutes in advance and announce that you are scheduled for a VIP tour. Photo IDs are required.

 

MANHATTAN PIER 88 queue from the south and exit to W 48th St.

USS New York (LPD 21) 684-foot San Antonio-class amphibious transport docks like this provide the Navy and Marine Corps with a modern amphibious platform that has the ability to embark, transport and land elements of a Marine Expeditionary Unit and Brigade. We are especially proud to welcome our adopted ship “home” on the tenth anniversary of her commissioning.

 

HCMS Glace Bay (MM 701) This 181-foot Kingston-class coastal defense vessel has been in service in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1996. Its main missions are minesweeping, coastal surveillance and training.

 

Tours available: Saturday, May 25 at noon; Monday, May 27 at 11:00 A.M. 

 

MANHATTAN PIER 86 at the Intrepid

U.S. Naval Academy Yard Patrol Boats These four 119-foot midshipmen training vessels are used to teach familiarization with water craft, basic damage control and underway instruction of seamanship and navigation. 

USCGC Lawrence Lawson (WPC 1120) This 154-foot Sentinal-class fast response cutter, commissioned in 2017, is capable of deploying independently to conduct missions that include port, waterways and coastal security; fishery patrols; search and rescue; and national defense.

 

HMCS Oriole (KC 480) This 102-foot ketch is the sail training vessel of the Royal Canadian Navy. She is currently the oldest commissioned vessel in the RCN, as well as the longest-serving commissioned ship.

 

Tours available: Thursday, May 23 through Monday, May 27 at 11:00 A.M. (YPs Thursday and Friday only)

 

STATEN ISLAND HOMEPORT PIER at 305 Front St.

USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) This 505-foot Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer is a multi-mission anti-air warfare, anti-submarine warfare and anti-surface warfare surface combatant. As a class, Arleigh Burke DDGs are larger and more heavily armed than previous guided missile cruisers.

 

USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) This 380-foot Freedom-class littoral combat ship is a networked, agile, stealthy surface combatant, capable of defeating anti-access and asymmetric threats in hostile environments close to enemy shores. 

 

USCGC Campbell (WMEC 909) 270-foot Famous-class medium endurance cutters like this are primarily assigned law enforcement, defense operations and search and rescue missions. Drug interdiction, illegal immigrant operations and fisheries enforcement are some of their typical law enforcement operations. 

 

USCGC Katherine Walker (WLM 552) This 175-foot Keeper-class cutter is tasked with maintaining aids to navigation; conducting search and rescue, law enforcement operations, migrant interdiction and marine safety inspections; and monitoring environmental protection and natural resources management.

 

Tours available: Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24 at 12:30 P.M.; Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 at 11:00 A.M.   

 

BROOKLYN CRUISE TERMINAL at 72 Bowne St.

USS Hué City (CG 66) This 567-foot Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser is a multi-role warship, designed to serve as an element of a carrier battle group or amphibious ready group, as well as performing interdiction and escort missions.

 

Tours available: Saturday, May 26 at 2:00 P.M.; Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 at 11:00 A.M.

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