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Great White Fleet

Hart, Robert A.

Great White Fleet

its voyage around the world, 1907-1909

by Hart, Robert A.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- History.,
    • Voyages around the world.,
    • United States -- History, Naval.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Robert A. Hart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE182 .H27
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 362 p.
      Number of Pages362
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5948531M
      LC Control Number65020742

      New Listing x1 Great White Fleet Great War At Sea Scenario Book Avalanche TexasNerdGames. Pre-Owned. C $ Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. or Best Offer. From United States +C $ shipping. Customs services and international tracking provided. James Reckner's "Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet" is an excellent, short, readable history of the Great White Fleet's voyage around the world in Reckner gives a detailed but not tedious account of the sixteen battleships as they traveled from Hampton Roads, Virginia, around Cape Horn, up to San Francisco, across the Pacific, and /5.

      In , President Theodore Roosevelt deployed the Great White Fleet on a month circumnavigation of the globe. The voyage signaled to the world a new era of 20th-century U.S. sea power. More than years later, the United States needs to use its warships to support U.S. geographic combatant commands’ requirements. The Coast Guard can help provide the capacity to counter and combat. The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the United States Navy battle fleet that completed a circumnavigation of the globe from 16 December to 22 February by order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.. It consisted of 16 battleships divided into two squadrons, along with various elt sought to demonstrate growing American military power and blue-water navy.

      Brochure. Condition: Very Good. Original VG vintage colored brochure of United Fruit Company Great White Fleet Proposed Sailings October-November-December. Dimensions 16" H x 18" W folded into eight panels. No chips or tears; edges smooth. Additional photos available upon request.   The Great White Fleet refers to a large force of American battleships that circumnavigated the globe between Decem and Febru Conceived by President Theodore Roosevelt, the fleet's cruise was intended to demonstrate that the United States could project naval power anywhere in the world as well as to test the operational.


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James Reckner's "Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet" is an excellent, short, readable history of the Great White Fleet's voyage around the world in Reckner gives a detailed but not tedious account of the sixteen battleships as they traveled from Hampton Roads, Virginia, around Cape Horn, up to San Francisco, across the Pacific, and /5(11).

The research mainly concerns personalities and diplomancy, and this is the only book on the story of Roosevelts 'Great White Fleet' thats really worth reading. It's just a pity that it was published inso I guess nobody will read this review (but if you just have done, good copies are availble secondhand- it is a very robust, well made /5(3).

Known as "The Great White Fleet" this naval exercise was America's debut upon the world stage of international power politics. Samuel Carter III's book was written in It is a Young Adult book.

For a long time it was the only general history of the Great White Fleet available. I read it when I was eleven.5/5(3). Known as "The Great White Fleet" this naval exercise was America's debut upon the world stage of international power politics. Samuel Carter III's book was written in It is a Young Adult book.

For a long time it was the only general history of the Great White Fleet available. I read it when I was s: 3. A very good book on all levels. Well written and fluid in narrative, the book gives a good review, in limited length ( pages), to the world cruise of the Great White Fleet.

Although it does not get into much on the pre-cruise political reasoning, it does provide an insight into the turn of the century global politics, with note on the US /5. Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet (Bluejacket Books) Reckner, James R.

Published by Naval Institute Press () ISBN ISBN Used. Softcover. Quantity Available: 1. From: Book Deals (Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.) Seller Rating: Add to Basket US$ The Great White Fleet - Our Nation's Attempt at Global Diplomacy in the Twilight of its Innocence, book.

Read reviews from world’s largest comm /5(2). The "Great White Fleet" sent around the world by President Theodore Roosevelt from 16 December to 22 February consisted of sixteen new battleships of the Atlantic Fleet. The battleships were painted white except for gilded scrollwork on their bows.

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Bravo Zulu, Mr. Henry. Maritime Engineering Journal. The book is a fitting and highly recommended addition to the Great White Fleet that once graced North America’s inland waterways. Powerships MagazinePages: The Incredible Great White Fleet. New York: Crowell-Collier, [Gives the reader a general description of the voyage of the Great White Fleet without spending much time explaining the reasons for the voyage.] Challener, Richard D.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Under orders from President Theodore Roosevelt, 3/5(1). Teddy Roosevelt's battleships ofthe Great White Fleet that went around the world in months on a goodwill mission to show American strength.

: THE GREAT WHITE FLEET: New York:Vantage Press. 1st edition, stated. (10)+pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with a bit of mottling to front and rear board. Gilt on spine still bright.

Page edges lightly soiled. Internally, glue stains from a now missng bookplate to 1st free endpage, but otherwise a very good clean copy.

Even though the title is Theodore Roosevelt and the Great White Fleet, don't expect much in the way of coverage of the Great White Fleet's expedition. This is very much a look at the policies that led to the need for sending the fleet around the world. Herein lies its strength/5. NH Battleships of the Great White Fleet.

Photo by C.E. Waterman, collection of Roy D. France, U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Download image. The Great White Fleet, consisting of 14, sailors on 16 battleships and accompanying vessels, was sent around the world for fourteen months by President fleet's journey started on Decemand concluded on Febru Called the Great White Fleet because the ships were painted white instead of modern gray, the fleet cove miles and made twenty.

World Cruise - GREAT WHITE FLEET | It really didn't start as a "Cruise Around the World," rather as more of a diplomatic mission to the Pacific to bolster the American presence. It was extended as a way to bring the fleet back to Hampton Roads and to show the flag to the nations of the world.

James Reckner's "Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet" is an excellent, short, readable history of the Great White Fleet's voyage around the world in Reckner gives a detailed but not tedious account of the sixteen battleships as they traveled from Hampton Roads, Virginia, around Cape Horn, up to San Francisco, across the Pacific, and 4/5(2).

The Great White Fleet circumnavigated the globe in 14 months, a journey of 43, miles that included 20 port calls across six continents. Fourteen thousand Sailors and Marines participated in the voyage, leaving a lasting legacy at home and abroad.

Discover how it happened. The book is a fitting and highly recommended addition to the Great White Fleet that once graced North America’s inland waterways. (Powerships Magazine) "The measure of a good book is often the degree to which it informs and s:   The Great White Fleet at sea, lead by Maine and Missouri On December 16th,sixteen battleships 2 departed US waters, bound first for Trinidad.

The coal-burning fleet consumed 1, tons each day, providing a serious challenge for the Navy Department.