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USS Detroit

The Navy's newest and fastest ship is the USS Detroit. The ship is headed to The D for its Oct. 22 commissioning — the official transfer of the warship from the ship builder to the United States Navy — surrounded by eight days of celebrations. This is the first time a Navy warship will be commissioned in Detroit. Here's how you can be part of this historic event:


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BoatRaces

Detroit's proud legacy of high-speed powerboat racing celebrates a century with this year's UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit HydroFest. The event, which takes place Aug. 26-28, marks 100 consecutive years of powerboat racing on the Detroit River — the sport's famed international water speedway — as well as the return of the APBA Gold Cup — the oldest active trophy in motorsports.


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Detroit Boat Race

It’s fast. It’s loud. And it’s happening on the beautiful Detroit River. Boat racing in Detroit is back with the UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit HydroFest Aug. 22-23 featuring the H1 Unlimited hydroplane series.


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Sea Life Sea Life
A fabulous first visit to Detroit has you coming back for more? Here are some ideas of must-sees in The D the second time around:


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Sea Life Sea Life
A fabulous first visit to Detroit has you coming back for more? Here are some ideas of must-sees in The D the second time around:


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