Photo #: NH 41696
Homecoming of the "Great White Fleet",
Hampton Roads, Virginia, 22 February 1909
A crowd of local tugs and excursion steamers welcomes the "Great White Fleet" home at the end of its World cruise.
Photographed from on board USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18), the Fleet's flagship.
The stern of excursion steamer General Lee is visible at left. Tug Alice is in the right center, just beyond one of Connecticut's whaleboats.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 26 September 2008