Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

The Sailors: World Cruise Experience

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Sailors perform calisthenics on a battleship's quarterdeck.

NH 106069. Sailors perform calisthenics on a battleship's quarterdeck. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

First mail from home distributed to crew members of a battleship after fleet's arrival at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 1908.

NH 106086. First mail from home distributed to crew members of a battleship after fleet's arrival at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 1908. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Crew members with animal mascots.

NH 106201. Crew members with animal mascots. Donation of Mrs. Ruth Mayfield; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Burial at sea of Oiler F.A. Tew, 23 January 1908.

NH 106226-B. Burial at sea of Oiler F.A. Tew, 23 January 1908. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, DC; collection of Rear Admiral Harold M. Bemis; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Sailors reconstructing target raft after it was fired on by Great White Fleet battleships during gunnery practice, Magdalena Bay, Mexico, circa March-April 1908. Boats present are from Ohio.

NH 101468. Sailors reconstructing target raft after it was fired on by Great White Fleet battleships during gunnery practice, Magdalena Bay, Mexico, circa March-April 1908. Boats present are from Ohio. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Crewmen of one of the ship's seven-inch broadside guns pose with their target following gunnery practice.

NH 60991. Crewmen of one of the ship's seven-inch broadside guns pose with their target following gunnery practice. Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright Jr., USN; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Lieutenant John E. Lewis, USN, with a mascot kangaroo on board Connecticut.

NH 50477. Lieutenant John E. Lewis, USN, with a mascot kangaroo on board Connecticut. The kangaroo was presented to the ship by the citizens of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Bear cub presented to Missouri by citizens of Seattle, Washington.

NH 50480. Bear cub presented to Missouri by citizens of Seattle, Washington. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Enlisted men participate in a cake walk. The men are wearing fancy costumes.

NH 1776. Enlisted men participate in a cake walk. Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright Jr.; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Connecticut crew members participate in a three-legged race during Independence Day sports on the ship's after deck, 4 July 1908.

NH 63013. Connecticut crew members participate in a three-legged race during Independence Day sports on the ship's after deck, 4 July 1908. Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Published: Tue Nov 28 08:00:01 EST 2017