THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Jun. 13, 1927

¶ Offshore winds tugged at the four-starred naval cap clamped firmly on the President's head. Past the presidential yacht Mayflower moved the United States Fleet—98 ships of war, Admiral Charles Frederick Hughes commanding. From the ships came the President's salute (21 guns), from the Mayflower the signal "Well Done"—the navy's formula of highest praise. U. S. President for some four years, President Coolidge had held his first naval review.

¶ The President sent a cablegram to His Britannic Majesty George V, on the occasion of the King-Emperor's...

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