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NH 101483 Straits of Magellan, Chile

Photo #: NH 101483  Straits of Magellan, Chile
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Description: U.S. Atlantic Fleet battleships entering the straits en route to the Pacific, circa 7-8 February 1908, during the World cruise of the Great White Fleet. Photographed from the afterdeck of USS Georgia (Battleship # 15). Note her quarterdeck whaleboat, on davits in left center, and dotter gunnery practice aiming device at right. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Tags: ship_types/battleshipNHHC_Tags:special-interest/topic/great-white-fleet
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