Fleet Week 2019

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

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 23 - 27.

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

Thursday & Friday, May 23 - 24

The ship will only be open to school groups and community based organizations from 8:00am to 2:30pm. 

To schedule a visit, you must register in advance. Click here to register.

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

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

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

Saturday - Monday, May 25-27

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.

Click here to register.

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

  • 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.