USNS Burlington docks at SUNY Maritime for Fleet Week

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Fans of Fleet Week have a chance to check out a ship right here in the Bronx.

The USNS Burlington will be docked at SUNY Maritime for the next few days. The ship is manned by Military Sealift Command, which partners with SUNY Maritime. The group is made up of civil service mariners who are responsible for transporting supplies and personnel.

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Burlington crew and Maritime students are offering free tours of the ship.

"I actually attended Fleet Week a couple years ago so being able to take part in it now is honestly a great experience," says John Nolan, second class cadet.

The ship's next destination will be Norfolk, Virginia.

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