Photo #: NH 105997 Great White Fleet World Cruise, December 1907 February 1909 USS Minnesota (Battleship # 22) pitching in heavy seas, while bringing fleet mail from Honolulu, circa July 1908. Photographed by Brown & Shaffer. The caption of a very similar photograph (see Photo # NH 91751 identifies the time and location as October 1908, in the waters between the Philippines and Japan. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.