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Fleet Week This Coming Weekend

This coming Memorial Day Weekend will feature the customary visit of U.S. Navy ships to Brooklyn. The Ticonderoga class guided missile cruisers Monterey (CG 61; photo) and San Jacinto (CG 56) will be docked at the Red Hook Cruise Ship Terminal and will be open for tours this Thursday, May 25 through Monday, May 29. […]

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Big Ship to Sail Past Heights This Afternoon

Update: Sailing time has evidently been delayed. We’ll let you know when we have a new estimated departure time. Update-update: Sailing time is now late tonight. The giant (703 feet long, 56,650 gross tons) combination container and RORO ship Grande Benin, belonging to Italy’s Grimaldi Group (no relation to the pizza folks, so far as […]

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Tall Ship to Visit Red Hook

The barkentine Gazela will arrive at Pier 11 (enter at Pioneer and Conover Streets), Red Hook, this Wednesday, August 18, and remain through Monday, August 23. Tours of the ship will be available Thursday from 2-5 pm, Friday from 2-6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm, and Monday from 2-5 pm. A $5 […]

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