Photo #: NH 41684 Homecoming of the Great White Fleet, Hampton Roads, Virginia, 22 February 1909 Local excursion steamer General Lee (foreground) steaming past a line of Atlantic Fleet ships, during ceremonies welcoming the Great White Fleet home at the end of its World cruise. The ship in the background is USS New Hampshire (Battleship # 25), which did not take part in the cruise around the World. Note that she wears the recently-introduced grey paint. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.