NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Local ships are getting ready to head to Fleet Week.
Three ships will leave our area Monday to make it to the New York Harbor for the Parade of Ships.
Participating ships and units from Hampton Roads area will include:
- Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), from Norfolk, Virginia,
- Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina,
- Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG 96), from Norfolk, Virginia, and
- USCGC Forward (WMEC 911), from Portsmouth, Virginia.