Photo #: NH 106198
USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18)
The dunking tank, used for initiating "polywogs" during Equator crossing ceremonies while the "Great White Fleet" was on the first leg of its World cruise, 6 January 1908.
The original image is printed on post card ("PMO") stock.
Donation of Mrs. Ruth Mayfield, 1973.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 23 October 2008