SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — There are several U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships already docked along the San Francisco waterfront open for tours by the public as part San Francisco Fleet Week festivities.
The ships are in town through this weekend at the Port of San Francisco.READ MORE: Flash Flood Watches Issued As Storm Aims at Fire-Scarred Northern California
Visitors can get a look at the lives of sailors in the Navy and Coast Guard. They can also climb aboard on amphibious carriers and cruisers.
San Francisco is the only fleet week the navy is participating in this year.READ MORE: Amid the Capitol Riot, Facebook Faced Its Own Insurrection
“It’s very exciting for the crews on our ships — for the visiting sailors, for the marines — because this is the first fun thing they’ve been able to do since the pandemic,” said Navy spokesperson Brian O’Rourke.
San Francisco Department of Emergency Management officials are encouraging residents and attendees to sign up for Alert SF to receive public safety messages during Fleet Week. To sign up, text “fleetweeksf” to 88877.MORE NEWS: US Rowing Accepts Resignation of Longtime Men's Coach Mike Teti
For more information regarding the full schedule of events happening and to buy tickets to the air show this weekend, visit the San Francisco Fleet Week website.