Photo #: NH 106216
"Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909
Cartoon from a contemporary newspaper, concerning the fleet's departure from Hampton Roads, Virginia, on 16 December 1907.
President Theodore Roosevelt (at left, with top hat), "Uncle Sam" and "Miss Columbia" are shown waving good-bye as the sixteen Atlantic Fleet battleships steam away.
Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Rear Admiral Harold M. Bemis.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 14 November 2008