A powerful ship with roughly 300 crew members and at a length of about 500 ft. Some of the sailors are from NYC which means that they will be meeting with their families.
Free tours are available till Monday, May 28th.
Make sure to visit while it is here. The Mitscher is docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.
To get there through public transportation, first take the 4, 5 subway train to Bourough Hall, walk to Boerum Pl and find the bus stop for the B61. Take this bus and get off at Van Brunt & King, then walk over King St to Conover St. Take a right and walk one block to Pioneer St. When you get there look left and you'll see the entrance of the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal.