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End of the Cruise

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One of the Atlantic Fleet's battleships returns to United States after world cruise, circa 22 February 1909.

NH 1720. One of the Atlantic Fleet's battleships returns to United States after world cruise, circa 22 February 1909. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Fleet battleships steam into Hampton Road, Virginia, at conclusion of voyage around the world, 22 February 1909.

NH 41671. Fleet battleships steam into Hampton Roads, Virginia, at conclusion of voyage around the world, 22 February 1909. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Fleet battleships steam into Hampton Roads, Virginia, at conclusion of voyage around the world, 22 February 1909. Ship nearest camera at left is Dolphin, with members of Congress embarked.

NH 41672. Fleet battleships steam into Hampton Roads, Virginia, at conclusion of voyage around the world, 22 February 1909. Ship nearest camera at left is Dolphin, with members of Congress embarked. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Battleship firing salutes during ceremonies welcoming the fleet home. Ship is either Mississippi or Idaho, neither of which participated in cruise around the world.

NH 41697. Battleship firing salutes during ceremonies welcoming the fleet home. Ship is either Mississippi or Idaho, neither of which participated in cruise around the world. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

 Local tugs and excrusion steamers welcome the Great White Fleet home at end of world cruise.

NH 41683. Local tugs and excursion steamers welcome the Great White Fleet home at end of world cruise. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Atlantic Fleet cruisers steam in column as they welcome the Great White Fleet upon its return to Hampton Roads, Virginia, 22 February 1909.

NH 1719. Atlantic Fleet cruisers steam in column as they welcome the Great White Fleet upon its return to Hampton Roads, Virginia, 22 February 1909. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Published:Tue Nov 28 08:18:48 EST 2017