Photo #: NH 59552 (Complete Caption)
World Cruise of the "Great White Fleet", 1907-1909
Commanding officers of most of the fleet's ships, photographed in 1908.
Those present include (Seated, left to right):
Captain Hugo Osterhaus, of USS Connecticut;
Captain Kossuth Niles, of USS Louisiana;
Captain William P. Potter, of USS Vermont;
Captain John Hubbard, of USS Minnesota;
Captain Joseph B. Murdock, of USS Rhode Island;
Captain Charles E. Vreeland, of USS Kansas.
Standing, left to right):
Captain Hamilton Hutchins, of USS Kearsarge;
Captain Frank E. Beatty, of USS Wisconsin;
Captain Reginald F. Nicholson, of USS Nebraska;
Captain Thomas B. Howard, of USS Ohio;
Captain William H.H. Southerland, of USS New Jersey;
Captain Walter C. Cowles, of USS Kentucky;
Captain John M. Bowyer, of USS Illinois;
Captain Alexander Sharp, of USS Virginia;
Lieutenant Commander Charles B. McVay, of USS Yankton.
Donation of Captain Donald I. Thomas, USN(Retired), 1971.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 3 February 1999
Rescanned and reposted 12 September 2008</>