After a one year absence due to budget cuts, Fleet Week is back! Let’s take a look at some of the greatest sailor and Fleet Week moments captured on camera. Anchors away!

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A sailor poses next to Pineapples during Fleet Week 1908 in Honolulu

Fleet Week In Auckland 1908

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Fleet Week in Auckland, New Zealand 1908

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Seattle Fleet Week 1908

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V-J Day in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1945

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Sailors in Times Square

1908 Boxing Carnival, Chutes Park, During Fleet Week Los Angeles, CA

Sailors at a boxing carnival during Fleet Week 1908

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Sailor riding an elephant during Fleet Week 1908

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The Welcome Gate for Fleet Week 1908

x More pictures of many decades of NYC here x

[images sourced via lapepeedeparis, wikipedia, pauldorpattearahookelenews, weber-street-photography, cardcow, tikiroom, ibiblio