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NH 41659 "Great White Fleet" World Cruise

Photo #: NH 41659  "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Title: "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Description: Photo #: NH 41659 Great White Fleet World Cruise Three battleships of the Atlantic Fleet's Third Squadron steaming in column in mid-Atlantic, as they greet the Great White Fleet during its voyage back to the United States at the end of its World cruise, February 1909. These ships, wearing the recently-adopted grey paint scheme, are (from left to right: USS Maine (Battleship # 10), Squadron flagship; USS New Hampshire (Battleship # 25); and either USS Mississippi (Battleship # 23) or USS Idaho (Battleship #24). Note that this ship has been fitted with a cage mainmast. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 41659
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