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U.S. Marines look on in front of a lighted American flag in Times Square during Fleet Week festivities on May 26, 2012 in New York City.

Looking back at last year's Fleet Week

Because of federal budget cuts, the popular annual Fleet Week has been canceled in New York City this year. Here is a gallery of images from last year's Fleet Week as ships from all over the world arrived in the Big Apple.

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A man photographs the USS Wasp docked for Fleet Week festivities on May 26, 2012 in New York City.

A man repels down a climbing wall in
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A man repels down a climbing wall in front of the tall ship ARC Gloria, the official flagship of the Colombian Navy, during Fleet Week festivities on May 26, 2012 in New York City.

U.S. Marines look on in front of a
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U.S. Marines look on in front of a lighted American flag in Times Square during Fleet Week festivities on May 26, 2012 in New York City.

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U.S. Marines gather on a military vehicle in
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U.S. Marines gather on a military vehicle in Times Square during Fleet Week festivities on May 26, 2012 in New York City.

Columbian Navy sailors walk on the flight deck
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Columbian Navy sailors walk on the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum during Fleet Week festivities on May 26, 2012 in New York City.

U.S. Navy Ensign Christopher Welty stands in Times
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U.S. Navy Ensign Christopher Welty stands in Times Square during Fleet Week festivities on May 26, 2012 in New York City.

Singer Katy Perry stands with an unidentified U.S.
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Singer Katy Perry stands with an unidentified U.S. Navy personnel as she performs at a Pepsi-sponsored event at Brooklyn Pier 9A, kicking off Fleet Week in New York.

Singer Katy Perry wears a patriotic dress as
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Singer Katy Perry wears a patriotic dress as she performs at a Pepsi-sponsored event at Brooklyn Pier 9A, kicking off Fleet Week in New York. (May 23, 2012)

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Singer Katy Perry wears a patriotic dress as
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Singer Katy Perry wears a patriotic dress as she performs at a Pepsi-sponsored event at Brooklyn Pier 9A, kicking off Fleet Week in New York. (May 23, 2012)

In this image released by the U.S. Navy,
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In this image released by the U.S. Navy, Country music star Trace Adkins autographs a sailor's dixie cup during a tour aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp, Wednesday, May 23, 2012, kicking off Fleet Week in New York. This year, the seven-day event coincides with the commemoration of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and will host more than 6,000 service members from the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard team in addition to coalition ships from around the world.

Military aircraft fly in formation in front of
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Military aircraft fly in formation in front of the lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center site as seen from Jersey City, N.J. for Fleet Week in New York City, (May 23, 2012)

Navy Service members watch as the USS Roosevelt
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Navy Service members watch as the USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) as it passes by on the Hudson River during the Parade of Ships for the start of Fleet Week. (May 23, 2012)

People look out on the Hudson River during
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People look out on the Hudson River during the Parade of Ships for the start of Fleet Week in New York City. (May 23, 2012)

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People watch as the USS Mitscher (DDG 57)
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People watch as the USS Mitscher (DDG 57) passes by on the Hudson River during the Parade of Ships for the start of Fleet Week in New York City. (May 23, 2012)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation
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The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation as they pass over the USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) on the Hudson River during the Parade of Ships for the start of Fleet Week in New York City. (May 23, 2012)

Sailors line the deck of the USS Wasp
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Sailors line the deck of the USS Wasp as it sails by the Statue of Liberty during Fleet Week. (May 23, 2012)

In this image released by ABC, host Robin
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In this image released by ABC, host Robin Roberts, left, sits with actor Will Smith during "Good Morning America," broadcast from The U.S.S. Intrepid aircraft carrier, kicking off Fleet Week in New York City. (May 23, 2012)

The Dewaruci of the Indonesian Navy, a Class
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The Dewaruci of the Indonesian Navy, a Class A tall ship, passes the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor as part of Fleet Week. (May 23, 2012)

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The Dewaruci of the Indonesian Navy, a Class
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The Dewaruci of the Indonesian Navy, a Class A tall ship, passes the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor as part of Fleet Week. (May 23, 2012)

Capt. Greg McWherter of the U.S. Navy Blue
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Capt. Greg McWherter of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration squadron pilots Blue Angel 1 past ground crew members as his squadron departs Republic Airport in Farmingdale for a flight over the Hudson River. The flyover symbolizes the beginning of New York's Fleet Week and commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812. (May 23, 2012)

Capt. Greg McWherter of the U.S. Navy Blue
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Capt. Greg McWherter of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration squadron salutes ground crew members as his squadron departs Republic Airport in Farmingdale for a flight over the Hudson River. The flyover symbolizes the beginning of New York's Fleet Week and commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812. (May 23, 2012)

Tall ships pass One World Trade Center as
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Tall ships pass One World Trade Center as they arrive in New York Harbor for upcoming Fleet Week celebrations. (May 23, 2012)

The Dewaruci of the Indonesian Navy, a Class
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The Dewaruci of the Indonesian Navy, a Class A Tall ship, passes the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor as part of Fleet Week. (May 23, 2012)

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Naval personal line the deck of the USS
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Naval personal line the deck of the USS Roosevelt as it arrives in New York Harbor for upcoming Fleet Week celebrations. (May 23, 2012)

People watch from a pier as a tall
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People watch from a pier as a tall ship makes its way up the Hudson River as seen from Jersey City, N.J. (May 23, 2012)

Tall ships travel up the Hudson River past
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Tall ships travel up the Hudson River past New York City bridges as seen from Bayonne, N.J. Naval vessels ranging from a U.S. amphibious assault ship to a Finnish minelayer are participating in New York City's Fleet Week. (May 23, 2012)

Sailors on the USS Roosevelt stand at attention
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Sailors on the USS Roosevelt stand at attention as they pass the World Trade Center site as seen from Jersey City, N.J. (May 23, 2012)

Military aircraft fly in formation in front of
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Military aircraft fly in formation in front of the lower Manhattan skyline and the World Trade Center site as seen from Jersey City, N.J. (May 23, 2012)

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The Buque Escuela Arm Cuauhtemoc, from Mexico, sails
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The Buque Escuela Arm Cuauhtemoc, from Mexico, sails by the Statue of Liberty, in New York, to participate in Fleet Week activities. This year's event marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812. (May 23, 2012)

The tall ship from Spain, Elcano, is saluted
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The tall ship from Spain, Elcano, is saluted by the fire boat as she sails up the Hudson River as part of Fleet Week celebrations in New York. (May 23, 2012)

The tall ship from Spain, Elcano sails past
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The tall ship from Spain, Elcano sails past the Statue of Liberty as part of the Fleet Week celebration in New York. (May 23, 2012)

The tall ship from Colombia, Gloria, sails past
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The tall ship from Colombia, Gloria, sails past the Empire State Building as part of Fleet Week events in New York. (May 23, 2012)

A tall ship passes under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
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A tall ship passes under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York as part of Fleet Week events in New York. (May 23, 2012)

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The tall ship from Spain, Elcano, sails up
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The tall ship from Spain, Elcano, sails up the Hudson River as part of Fleet Week events in New York. (May 23, 2012)

The tall ship from Ecuador Guayas sails past
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The tall ship from Ecuador Guayas sails past Manhattan as part of Fleet Week events in New York. (May 23, 2012)

People watch from a pier as a tall
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People watch from a pier as a tall ship makes its way up the Hudson River as seen from Jersey City, N.J. (May 23, 2012)

Helicopters and a fire boat pass World Trade
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Helicopters and a fire boat pass World Trade Center as part of Fleet Week celebrations in New York. (May 23, 2012)

The tall ship Dewaruci, from Indonesia, sails past
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The tall ship Dewaruci, from Indonesia, sails past the Statute of Liberty in New York as part of Fleet Week celebrations. (May 23, 2012)

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Helicopters and a fire boat pass World Trade
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Helicopters and a fire boat pass World Trade Center One in New York. Tall ships are participating in Fleet Week events in New York. (May 23, 2012)

The tall ship Gloria, from Colombia, sails past
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The tall ship Gloria, from Colombia, sails past Manhattan in New York. The tall ship is participating in Fleet Week events in New York. (May 23, 2012)

The Cisne Branco, from Brazil, sails by the
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The Cisne Branco, from Brazil, sails by the Statue of Liberty to participate in Fleet Week activities. This year's event marks the bicentennial of the War of 1812. (May 23, 2012)

Sailors aboard the Indonesian tall ship
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Sailors aboard the Indonesian tall ship "Dewaruci" sail past the Statute of Liberty in New York. The tall ship is participating in Fleet Week events in New York. (May 23, 2012)

The ARC Gloria, from Colombia, sails by the
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The ARC Gloria, from Colombia, sails by the Statue of Liberty in New York to participate in Fleet Week activities. (May 23, 2012)

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