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Itinerary of the Great White Fleet

 From Hampton Road, Virginia, to San Francisco, California

 Port  Date of Arrival  Date of Departure Distance to Next Port
Hampton Roads   16 December 1907 1,803
Port of Spain, Trinidad 23 December 1907 29 December 1907 3,399
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12 January 1908 21 January 1908 2,374
Punta Arenas, Chile 1 February 1908 7 February 1908 2,838
Callao, Peru 20 February 1908 29 February 1908 3,010
Magdalena Bay, Mexico 12 March 1908 11 April 1908 1,132
San Francisco 6 May 1908    
 Total Distance     14,556

From San Francisco to Manila 

 Port  Date of Arrival  Date of Departure Distance to Next Port
 San Francisco   7 July 1908 2,126
Honolulu, HI 16 July 1908 22 July 1908 3,870
Aukland, New Zealand 9 August 1908 15 August 1908 1,307
Sydney, Australia 20 August 1908 28 August 1908 601
Melbourne, Australia 29 August 1908 5 September 1908 1,368
Albany, Australia 11 September 1908 18 September 1908 3,458
Manila, Philippine Islands 2 October 1908 9 October 1908 1,795
Yokohama, Japan 18 October 1908 25 October 1908 1,811
Amoy, China (Second Squadron) 29 October 1908 5 November 1908
Manila, Philippine Islands (First Squadron) 31 October 1908    
Manila, Philippine Islands (Second Squadron) 7 November 1908    
Total Distance     16,336

From Manila to Hampton Roads

 Port Date of Arrival Date of Departure Distance to Next Port
 Manila, Philippine Islands   1 December 1908 2,985
Colombo, Ceylon 13 December 1908 20 December 1908 3,448
Suez, Egypt 3 January 1909  4-6 January 1909 2,443
Gibraltar 31 January- February 1909 6 February 1909 3,579
Hampton Roads 22 February 1909    
Total Distance     12,455

Source: U.S. Navy Department. Information Relative to the Voyage of the United States Atlantic Fleet Around the World, December 16, 1907 to February 22, 1909. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1910.

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9 October1998