Photo #: NH 44851
Rear Admiral Charles Stillman Sperry, USN,
Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet.
Portrait photograph, taken at Tokyo by Mitsukoshi & Co. in October 1908, during the "Great White Fleet"'s visit to Japan.
The original print and its mount are autographed by RAdm. Sperry, who added the inscription: "In token of my regard for the Gunnery Officers of the Atlantic Fleet. The Fleet which gets in an effective salvo thirty seconds ahead will have an enormous advantage."
See Photo # NH 44851-A for a version of this image that has been cropped to show only the portrait of RAdm. Sperry.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 12 September 2008