The "Great White Fleet" transits the Suez Canal, January 1909
Photo #: NH 101494 The Great White Fleet transits the Suez Canal, January 1909 Battleships of the fleet nearing Port Said, Egypt, circa 5-6 January 1909, as they approached the Mediterranean Sea during the final months of their cruise around the World. USS Ohio (Battleship # 12) is in the right center. Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.