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USS NEVADA at Princes Pier, Port Melbourne

Date: 1925
Dimensions:
Overall: 138 x 85 mm
Medium: Black and white photograph
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Purchased with USA Bicentennial Gift funds
Classification:Photographs
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00045885

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    Description
    This black and white photograph depicts the USS NEVADA anchored at Princes Pier, Port Melbourne in 1925. The USS NEVADA was one of 23 battleships to visit Melbourne and Hobart as part of the United States Pacific Fleet’s goodwill tour to Australia in 1925.
    SignificanceThis photograph is significant as a souvenir of the 1925 goodwill cruise of the United States Pacific Fleet to Australia, which renewed the Australian-American alliance established by the Great White Fleet visit in 1908. The 1925 visit contributes to a long history of US Naval visits to Australian ports starting with the US Exploring Expedition in 1839-1840, followed by the 1908 visit of the Great White Fleet and later visits in the 1940s in the lead-up to World War II.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: US Great White Fleet memorabilia

    Assigned title: Photograph of USS NEVADA at Princes Pier, Port Melbourne, 1908

    Web title: USS NEVADA at Princes Pier, Port Melbourne

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