World Cruise of the Great White Fleet;, 1907-1909
Photo #: NH 50477 World Cruise of the Great White Fleet, 1907-1909 Lieutenant John E. Lewis, USN, with a mascot Kangaroo on board USS Connecticut (Battleship # 18). The Kangaroo was presented to the ship by the citizens of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, when the U.S. Atlantic Fleet visited the city in late August 1908. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.