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NY Fleet Week 2012 This year’s event marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812

 The tall ship from Ecuador, Guayas sails past Manhattan on May 23, in New York. The tall ship is participating in Fleet Week events.

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The Tall Ships , Opp Sail ,  Fleet Week 2012 in New York

It was 1976 , my own first Fleet Week experiance  in New York City ..

I was just a young Seabreeze  My Mom ( A Navy Wave)  took my older sisters and I to see this most powerful and moving event ..  We Stayed at a lovely hotel  for the entire weekend . It was an amazing memory .. Gosh .. What a remarkable Life time gift !!!

I have Been to  half a dozens  others  through the decades .. 

(( In New York and Boston *smiles* ))

This year’s event marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812

Fleet Week .

some fun links and I am sure there shall be plenty  TV coverage ..

Don’t miss  taking a peek  at these amazing beauties of The Sea ..

Quite Moving and Most Powerful  ..  For any Age ..

This Year is quite special because The Tallest Ship in the World

is among the many tall  ships  as well a Fine  Selection of  Battle SHips .. The history behind these beauties of the Sea captivate many of We for hours ..   for more info

here are some fun links :)

http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/23/11831205-tall-ships-sail-up-hudson-river-for-fleet-week

http://www.nywaterway.com/FleetWeek2012.aspx

http://www.intrepidmuseum.org/Fleetweek2012.aspx

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/photo-galleries/2012/05/22/theyre-coming-for-fleet-week-2012/

http://gonyc.about.com/od/summer/tp/Fleet-Week-New-York-Parade-Of-Sail-2012.htm

 

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