Photo #: NH 1720
"Great White Fleet" World Cruise,
December 1907 -- February 1909
One of the Atlantic Fleet's battleships returns to the United States after steaming around the World, circa 22 February 1909.
This ship is either USS Louisiana (Battleship # 19), USS Vermont (Battleship # 20) or USS Minnesota (Battleship # 22). Note the long "homeward bound" pennant flying from her mainmast peak.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 28 August 2008