The T/V Kings Pointer to Drop Anchor at Penn's Landing

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES


 WHEN:  ARRIVES: November 6, 2002 at approximately 6:15 p.m.
        Public Tours: November 7, 2002 from 1-4 p.m.
        DEPARTS: November 8, 2002 at 7 a.m.

 WHERE: Penn's Landing Marina
        Chestnut St. to Walnut St. at the Delaware River
        Philadelphia, PA

WHAT: The T/V Kings Pointer is a training vessel used as a supplement to the classroom training at the United States Merchant Marine Academy providing an operational shipboard platform for use by the academic departments and the Department of Shipboard Training. For more information visit:

BACKGROUND: The mission of the United States Merchant Marine Academy Training Vessel is to educate officers and leaders who are dedicated to serving the interests of the United States in our Armed Forces and Merchant Marines, and who will contribute to a transportation system that effectively ties America together.

Penn's Landing provides entertainment, festivals and educational opportunities for families throughout the year. For more information about this or any other event at Penn's Landing, visit


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