The first of a half-dozen ships have arrived at the Port of Los Angeles for LA Fleet Week.
The littoral combat ship USS Tulsa was first in Tuesday morning to prepare for events Friday through Monday.
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Also due in are the dock landing ship USS Comstock, the guided missile destroyer USS Spruance, the mine countermeasures ship USS Scout and the U.S. Coast Guard cutters Forrest Rednour and Alert.
Public tours begin Friday and unlike previous years they will be on a first-come-first-served basis with no reservations required.