Theodore Roosevelt reviews the Great White Fleet

Before the Great White Fleet's departure, Roosevelt took a stroll across the deck of the presidential yacht Mayflower with the fleet's commander, Rear Adm. Robley "Fighting Bob" Evans, who was the last active duty naval officer to have served in the Civil War.
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( Courtesy of the Library of Congress / December 13, 2013 )

Before the Great White Fleet's departure, Roosevelt took a stroll across the deck of the presidential yacht Mayflower with the fleet's commander, Rear Adm. Robley "Fighting Bob" Evans, who was the last active duty naval officer to have served in the Civil War.

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