"Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909
Photo #: NH 106219 Great White Fleet World Cruise, 1907-1909 Chart from a contemporary newspaper, showing the route to be taken by the Atlantic Fleet's battleships and their associated Torpedo Flotilla, from their December 1907 departure from Hampton Roads, Virginia, until their planned arrival at San Francisco, California, in the spring of 1908. Text below the chart indicates that it was published in mid-December 1907. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation, Washington, D.C. Collection of Rear Admiral Harold M. Bemis. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.