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Ships Ahoy! Fleet Week kicks off in New York

2:24pm EDT - 00:48

The 29th annual Fleet Week gets underway in New York Harbor with a traditional parade of ships. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A parade of ships pulls into New York Harbor on Wednesday (May 24) to kick off the 29th annual Fleet Week. Fleet Week is a week-long celebration in New York City celebrating the maritime services. The event, now in its 29th year, offers the public the chance to meet members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Coast Guard as well as opportunities to step aboard and tour the warships. About 4,000 sailors, marines and Coast Guardsmen are expected to participate in this year's events and demonstrations to showcase the latest military technology.

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Ships Ahoy! Fleet Week kicks off in New York

2:24pm EDT - 00:48