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NH 75892 "Great White Fleet" World Cruise

Photo #: NH 75892  "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Title: "Great White Fleet" World Cruise
Description: Photo #: NH 75892 Great White Fleet World Cruise, December 1907 February 1909 Embroidered tapestry commemorating the cruise, featuring portraits of (from left to right): Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, who commanded the Fleet during its voyage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; President Theodore Roosevelt; and Rear Admiral Charles S. Sperry, who commanded the Fleet after it reached the U.S. West Coast. Below the portraits are a depiction of the Fleet underway in column formation, and a round group photograph of three unidentified enlisted men. Courtesy of Mrs. Winnie Stanfill, 1969. She retained the original tapestry at that time. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 75892
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