Fleet Week Begins

Ships sail into New York Harbors to mark the beginning of fleet week.

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The USS Bataan sails up the Hudson River in New York, during Fleet Week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Sydney Narvaez
Fleet Week Kicks off at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Wednesday. The festivities will last until Monday.
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Dakota DeFelice
A large airplane gives shade to those waiting for the arrival of the U.S.S. Bataan, an amphibious assault ship commissioned by the Marines in 1997, and several other ships.
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People wait at the top of The Intrepid for the arrival of Fleet Week ships.
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Dakota DeFelice
While they waited, spectators got to tour the Intrepid museum, which itself is a former aircraft carrier built during World War II.
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Dakota DeFelice
Cameras line the railing to the harbor, patiently awaiting the arrival of the U.S.S. Bataan and several other ships participating in the Fleet Week festivities.
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This large plane sits near the water at the Intrepid museum.
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Dakota DeFelice
Onlookers wait day for the arrival of ships on Wednesday.
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Onlookers watch the U.S.S. Bataan move up the Hudson River on its way to Pier 88S.
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Sydney Narvaez
The U.S.S. Bataan pulls into its pier on the west side of Manhattan on Wednesday.
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The U.S.S. Bataan docks at Pier 88S.
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Dakota DeFelice
A beautiful day and an even more beautiful start to Fleet Week.
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