Posts Tagged ‘US Navy’

Fleet Week in New York

Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima arrived in the Big Apple on Memorial Day weekend to kick off the 17th annual Fleet Week celebration for the U.S. Navy – and New York was ready. Once safely moored, approximately 4,000 sailors aboard 12 U.S. Atlantic Fleet and U.S. Coast Guard vesselsRead more..

Tug O’ The Heart

The history of the Moran tugboat family, once known as the “Irish Navy” in the Port of New York, is explored by Marian Betancourt. ℘℘℘ To say the Irish had a lot to do with making New York a great maritime port is no blarney! Not only did they do most of the towing, theyRead more..