Photo #: NH 101549
"Billie's Morning Bath"
Sailors washing a goat mascot on board a U.S. Navy battleship, circa 1907-1908.
Note Marines looking in the left-center background, one armed with a Krag-Jorgensen rifle.
This view may have been taken during the "Great White Fleet" World cruise.
Collection of Chief Quartermaster John Harold.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image posted 3 September 2008