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Photo # NH 18:  President Wilson waves his top hat from the deck of USS George Washington, at New York, 8 July 1919

Online Library of Selected Images:
-- U.S. NAVY SHIPS --

USS George Washington (ID # 3018), 1917-1919 --
President Wilson's Voyage from France to the U.S., June-July 1919


This page features all the views we have concerning President Woodrow Wilson's June-July 1919 trip from France to the U.S. on USS George Washington (ID # 3018).

For views related to President Wilson's other voyages on USS George Washington, see:

  • USS George Washington (ID # 3018) -- Views taken during President Wilson's European Voyages.


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."

    Click on the small photograph to prompt a larger view of the same image.

    Photo #: NH 93978

    USS Woolsey
    (Destroyer # 77), at left,
    and
    USS George Washington (ID # 3018)

    Dressed with flags at Brest France, 29 June 1919. President Woodrow Wilson is on board the George Washington, preparing to return to the United States.

    Courtesy of Jack Howland, 1982.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 93KB; 740 x 490 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 63444

    USS Oklahoma
    (Battleship # 37)

    Escorting USS George Washington (ID # 3018), with President Woodrow Wilson on board, as she passed the Hook and entered New York Harbor, July 1919. A Navy blimp is flying overhead, at far right.
    George Washington is the large ship in the right distance.
    Note: The original caption gives the date as 11 July 1919. However, the photograph was probably taken on 8 July, the day George Washington arrived at New Work at the end of the President's second European trip.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 99KB; 740 x 585 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 10

    USS George Washington
    (ID # 3018)

    Arrives in New York Harbor with President Woodrow Wilson and his party on board, as they return to the U.S. from the World War I peace conference in France, 8 July 1919.
    Transport in the foreground, with U.S. Ensign flying and Sailors on deck watching George Washington arrive, is USS Leviathan (ID # 1326).

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 105KB; 740 x 590 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103169

    USS George Washington
    (ID # 3018)

    Arriving at Hoboken, New Jersey, after a voyage from France with President Woodrow Wilson on board, 8 July 1919.
    Note the Moran company harbor tug in the foreground.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Admiral Albert Gleaves, USN.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 77KB; 655 x 675 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103170

    USS George Washington
    (ID # 3018)

    Arriving at Hoboken, New Jersey, after a voyage from France with President Woodrow Wilson on board, 8 July 1919.
    The President is standing on the ship's bridge.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Admiral Albert Gleaves, USN.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 85KB; 660 x 675 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103171

    USS George Washington
    (ID # 3018)

    Arriving at Hoboken, New Jersey, after a voyage from France with President Woodrow Wilson on board, 8 July 1919.
    Note the "Staff" arm band worn by the officer in the foreground.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Admiral Albert Gleaves, USN.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 83KB; 660 x 675 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 100630

    President Woodrow Wilson
    (at left, tipping his hat)

    Boarding USS George Washington (ID # 3018) with Mrs. Wilson and their party at Brest, France, to return to the United States, 29 June 1919.

    Courtesy of Jack Howland, 1986.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 68KB; 515 x 765 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 53713

    USS George Washington
    (ID # 3018)

    Ship's Officers and Crew pose with President Woodrow Wilson, during his return voyage from France, June 1919.
    Seated in the center of the photograph are (from left to right, just to left of the line running from the mast to the deck) are:
    Rear Admiral Cary Grayson, USN (MC), the President's physcian;
    Captain Edward McCauley, ship's Commanding Officer; and
    President Woodrow Wilson.

    U.S. Army Signal Corps Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.

    Online Image: 160KB; 740 x 610 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 18

    President Woodrow Wilson
    (center)

    Waves his top hat from the deck of USS George Washington (ID # 3018), as she steamed up New York Harbor upon the President's return to the U.S. from the World War I peace conference in France, 8 July 1919.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 88KB; 740 x 630 pixels

     
    Photo #: NH 103166

    USS Leviathan
    (ID # 1326)

    View of the ship's stern, taken at Hoboken, New Jersey, on 8 July 1919, as her crew members watched USS George Washington (ID # 3018) arriving from France with President Woodrow Wilson on board.

    Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Admiral Albert Gleaves, USN.

    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

    Online Image: 85KB; 655 x 675 pixels

     


    For views related to President Wilson's other voyages on USS George Washington, see:

  • USS George Washington (ID # 3018) -- Views taken during President Wilson's European Voyages.


    If you want higher resolution reproductions than the digital images presented here, see: "How to Obtain Photographic Reproductions."


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