Photo #: NH 1720 Great White Fleet World Cruise, December 1907 February 1909 One of the Atlantic Fleet's battleships returns to the United States after steaming around the World, circa 22 February 1909. This ship is either USS Louisiana (Battleship # 19), USS Vermont (Battleship # 20) or USS Minnesota (Battleship # 22). Note the long homeward bound pennant flying from her mainmast peak. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.