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NH 41502 "Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909

Photo #: NH 41502  "Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909
Title: "Great White Fleet" World Cruise, 1907-1909
Description: Photo #: NH 41502 Great White Fleet World Cruise, 1907-1909 The special train transporting Atlantic Fleet officers and men from Colombo to Kandy, during the Fleet's visit to Ceylon in December 1908. Many of the Bluejackets thought it would be better to ride on the top of these cars, which caused a halt before each of the many tunnels to get them inside the cars. Collection of Lieutenant Commander Richard Wainwright, 1928. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 41502
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