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NH 41653 "Great White Fleet" World Cruise

Photo #: NH 41653  "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Title: "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Description: Photo #: NH 41653 Great White Fleet World Cruise Halftone reproduction of a panoramic photograph showing the U.S. Atlantic Fleet anchored at Callao, Peru, in February 1908. It was published in a book of Peruvian scenes presented by the Government of Peru to each of the Fleet's officers, on the occasion of their visit to Peru, 20-29 February 1908. The Fleet's flagship, USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18) is at right, surrounded by boats. At least ten other U.S. battleships are visible in the distance. several U.S. Navy steam launches are in the foreground. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 41653
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