• Spc. Frankie Fraguda, West Point Military Police Co., salutes the Half Moon as it sails past West Point on Sunday, June 7, 2009.  The Half Moon, a replica of the ship Henry Hudson sailed up the river in 1609 on his exploration, led a procession of ships re-tracing Hudson's route up the river that bears his name.  West Point rendered a 15-gun salute from Trophy Point before the crew of the ship returned the favor.

    West Point Honors Hudson River Quadricentennial

    Spc. Frankie Fraguda, West Point Military Police Co., salutes the Half Moon as it sails past West Point on Sunday, June 7, 2009. The Half Moon, a replica of the ship Henry Hudson sailed up the river in 1609 on his exploration, led a procession of...

  • The Half Moon is seen through the salute of a West Point Military Policeman on Sunday, June 7, 2009, as it passes West Point.  The Half Moon led a procession of ships north from New York City as it re-created Henry Hudson's trip up the river that now bears his name.  The salute battery fired a 15-gun salute from Trophy Point.

    West Point Honors Hudson River Quadricentennial

    The Half Moon is seen through the salute of a West Point Military Policeman on Sunday, June 7, 2009, as it passes West Point. The Half Moon led a procession of ships north from New York City as it re-created Henry Hudson's trip up the river that now...

  • A 75 mm Pack Howitzer is fired on Sunday, June 7, 2009, as the Half Moon passes West Point during the Hudson River Quadricentennial.  The Half Moon, a replica of the ship that Henry Hudson sailed up the river that now bears his name, led a  procession re-tracing the explorer's voyage in 1609.  The West Point Military Police Co. served as the salute battery and fired a 15-gun salute to the flotilla.

    West Point Honors Hudson River Quadricentennial

    A 75 mm Pack Howitzer is fired on Sunday, June 7, 2009, as the Half Moon passes West Point during the Hudson River Quadricentennial. The Half Moon, a replica of the ship that Henry Hudson sailed up the river that now bears his name, led a procession...

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