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Fleet Leadership

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Fleet's senior commanders circa later 1908 or early 1909, during or shortly after world cruise.

NH 106140. Fleet's senior commanders circa late 1908 or early 1909, during or shortly after world cruise. Halftone reproduction of photo by H.R. Jackson. Copied from Pictorial Log of the Battle Fleet Cruise Around the World, by Chief Turret Captain Roman J. Miller (A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1909). Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Atlantic Fleet senior commanders, staff officers, and ship commanding officers, during or shortly after Great White Fleet's world cruise.

NH 106143. Atlantic Fleet senior commanders, staff officers, and ship commanding officers, during or shortly after Great White Fleet's world cruise. Halftone reproduction of photo by H.R. Jackson. Copied from Pictorial Log of the Battle Fleet Cruise Around the World, by Chief Turret Captain Roman J. Miller (A.C. McClurg & Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1909). Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry, Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet with other officers aboard Connecticut.

NH 41661. Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry, Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet with other officers, Connecticut. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

Lieutenant John E. Lewis (center), Officer of the Deck, standing watch in Connecticut's pilothouse.

NH 50483. Lieutenant John E. Lewis (center), Officer of the Deck, standing watch in Connecticut's pilothouse. Note the helmsman in the foreground. Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright Jr.; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Lieutenant Command George C. Day of Connecticut using a sextant on the ship's bridge.

NH 50507. Lieutenant Command George C. Day of Connecticut using a sextant on the ship's bridge. Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright Jr.; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Painting by Henry Reuterdahl depicting Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas aboard Minnesota.

NH 85216-KN. Painting by Henry Reuterdahl depicting Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas on board Minnesota. Courtesy of Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC; donation of Miss Ruth Thomas; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Local military and naval officers greet fleet's commander in chief, Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry (at left, second from left) as he arrives at St. Kilda, near Melbourne, Australia, circa late August 1908.

NH 106157. Local military and naval officers greet fleet's commander in chief, Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry (at left, second from left) as he arrives at St. Kilda, near Melbourne, Australia, circa late August 1908. Donation of Mrs. Ruth Mayfield; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image.

U.S. Atltantic Fleet senior officers and flag lieutenants on the occasion of their visit to the Governor-General of Australia.

NH 91418. U.S. Atltantic Fleet senior officers and flag lieutenants on the occasion of their visit to the Governor-General of Australia. Taken by the Vice-Regal Photographers; courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Halftone reproduction of photograph by Underwood & Underwood showing President Theodore Roosevelt (right) on board Connecticut.

NH 67142. Halftone reproduction of photograph by Underwood & Underwood showing President Theodore Roosevelt (right) on board Connecticut, probably upon fleet's return to the United States, 22 February 1909. Standing beside the President is Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry, Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Fleet. Courtesy of Harry Howard; U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command photograph. Download image.

Published:Tue Nov 28 07:54:48 EST 2017