Photo #: NH 106117
Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry, USN,
Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet
Postcard published in Japan to commemorate the "Great White Fleet"'s visit there in October 1908. This card features a view of Rear Admiral Sperry (wearing Special Full Dress uniform, with "fore-and-aft" hat) on a well-decorated dock at Yokohama. Two U.S. Navy steam launches are alongside the dock.
The reverse of this card is essentially identical to that seen in Photo # NH 106114-A-KN. The card was mailed on 20 December 1908 from Seattle, Washington, to Miss Tillie Cathcart of Jersey City Heights, New Jersey.
Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 21 September 2008