"Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909
Photo #: NH 106157 Great White Fleet World Cruise, 1907-1909 Local military and naval officers greet the 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. The original image is printed on post card stock. Note the Royal Navy honor guard at right. Donation of Mrs. Ruth Mayfield, 1973. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.