Fleet Week 2018

Fleet Week 2017
Pictured above: the USNS Yuma, an expeditionary fast transport vessel, came to SUNY Maritime during Fleet Week 2017.

Registration is now closed.

Ship tours are at capacity through the weekend. Thanks to all who signed up. We hope to see you next year!

Fleet Week returns to Maritime College

For the second time in two years, SUNY Maritime College will host a US Navy vessel during the annual NYC Fleet Week. A ship will be on campus and open to visitors May 24 - 27.

SUNY Maritime will host the USNS City of Bismarck, an expeditionary fast transport vessel operated by Military Sealift Command.

Thursday & Friday, May 24 - 25

The ship will be open only to school groups the Thursday and Friday of Memorial Day Weekend. 

Due to high demand, tours for Thursday and Friday are closed.

To schedule a visit, you must register in advance. 

While on campus and in addition to touring the Navy ship, students are also invited to:

  • Explore the brigantine Corwith Cramer, a sail-powered research vessel

  • Take a campus tour with staff from the Office of Admissions

  • Explore STEM at hands-on science stations on the East River

Saturday - Monday, May 26-28

The ship is open to group tours for the community on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day Weekend. Anyone may register as part of a large group to tour the ship.

Registration is now closed. 

In addition to touring an active Navy vessel, guests are welcome to:

  • Tour the brigantine Corwith Cramer, a sail-powered research vessel

  • Explore the beautiful Throggs Neck peninsula

  • Visit the Maritime Industry Museum in historic Fort Schuyler

Fishing permits are available to go fishing on campus. More information is here.