Photo #: NH 41653
"Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Halftone reproduction of a panoramic photograph showing the U.S. Atlantic Fleet anchored at Callao, Peru, in February 1908.
It was published in a book of Peruvian scenes presented by the Government of Peru to each of the Fleet's officers, on the occasion of their visit to Peru, 20-29 February 1908.
The Fleet's flagship, USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18) is at right, surrounded by boats. At least ten other U.S. battleships are visible in the distance. several U.S. Navy steam launches are in the foreground.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 6 September 2008