"Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909
Photo #: NH 106194 Great White Fleet World Cruise, 1907-1909 Luncheon given by the Brazilian Minister of Marine, Rear Admiral Alexandrino de Alencar, for the Fleet's officers and men, Rio de Janeiro, January 1908. Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas, Commander of the Fleet's Third Division, is seated fifth from left. Rear Admiral William H. Emory, Commander of the Fleet's Second Division, is seated seventh from left. The original print bears an inscription to RAdm. Emory, dated 20 January 1908. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Captain Nathan Sargent, donated by Mrs. Helen L. Sargent, 1948. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.