Tuesday, April 16, 2013

German protected cruiser SMS Hertha, New York City, 1909.

Ship details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMS_Hertha

From Wikipedia: "The German armoured cruiser SMS Hertha during a visit to New York City (USA) on occasion of the "1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration" in 1909. From Saturday, 25 September, to Monday, 11 October 1909, the U.S. state of New York commemorated the 300th anniversary of the discovery of the Hudson River by Henry Hudson in 1609 and the 100th anniversary of the first successful navigation of the river with a steamboat Robert Fulton in 1807."

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