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NH 106114-A-KN "Great White Fleet" World Cruise

Photo #: NH 106114-A-KN "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Title: "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Description: Great White Fleet World Cruise Reverse of a postcard published in Japan to commemorate the U.S. Atlantic Fleet's visit there in October 1908. This card was mailed on 21 December 1908 from Seattle, Washington, to Miss Tillie Cathcart of Jersey City Heights, New Jersey. See Photo # NH 106114-KN for a view of the front of this card, featuring pictures of the Fleet's sixteen battleships and three Japanese ladies, plus flags and symbols of the United States and Japan. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 106114-A-KN
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