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NH 2344 

H-Gram 004 Attachment 3
Samuel J. Cox, Director NHHC
4 April 2017

Rear Admiral William S. Sims' return

Return of Rear Admiral William S. Sims to Washington, DC, 9 April 1919. In the office of the Secretary of the Navy, from left to right: Rear Admiral J. S. McKean, Acting Chief of Naval Operations; Rear Admiral William S. Sims, USN; and Honorable Franklin D. Roosevelt, Acting Secretary of the Navy. On the wall in the background is the painting "Return of the Mayflower" by B. F. Gribble, a gift of Admiral Sims to the Navy Department. (NHHC NH 2344)

Published: Mon Oct 23 08:36:50 EDT 2017