Essay Contest Archives

1896 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Honorable Mention The Composition of the Fleet Lieutenant John M. Ellicott, USN
1895 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Winner Tactical Problems in Naval Warfare Lieutenant Commander R. Wainwright, USN
Honorable Mention A Summary of the Situation and Outlook in Europe: An Introduction to the Study of Coming War Assistant Naval Constructor Richmond P. Hobson, USN
Honorable Mention Suggestions for Increasing the Efficiency of Our New Ships Naval Constructor William J. Baxter, USN
Honorable Mention The Battle of the Yalu Ensign Frank Marble, USN
1894 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Winner The U.S.S. Vesuvius, with Special Reference to Her Pneumatic Battery Lieutenant Commander Seaton Schroeder, USN
Honorable Mention Naval Reform Passed Assistant Engineer F.M. Bennett, USN
1892 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Winner Torpedo-Boats: Their Organization and Conduct William Laird Clowes
1891 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Winner The Enlistment, Training and Organization of Crews for Our Ships of War Ensign A.P. Niblack, USN
Honorable Mention Disposition and Employment of the Fleet: Ship and Squadron Drill Lieutenant R.C. Smith, USN
1888 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Winner Torpedoes Commander W.W. Reisinger, USN
1887 General Prize Essay Contest
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Prize Winner The Naval Brigade: Its Organization, Equipment and Tactics Lieutenant C.T. Hutchins, USN
1886 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Essay What Changes in Organization and Drill Are Necessary to Sail and Fight Effectively Our Warships of Latest Type? Lieutenant Carlos G. Calkins, USN
Honorable Mention What Changes in Organization and Drill Are Necessary to Sail and Fight Effectively Our War Ships of Latest Type? Ensign W.L. Rodgers, USN
1885 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Essay Inducements for Retaining Trained Seamen in the Navy, and Best Systems of Rewards for Long and Faithful Service Commander N.H. Farquhar, USN
1884 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Winner The Reconstruction and Increase of the Navy Ensign W.I. Chambers, USN
1883 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Winner How May the Sphere of Usefulness of Naval Officers Be Extended in Time of Peace with Advantage to the Country and Naval Service Lieutenant Carlos G. Calkins, USN
First Honorable Mention How May the Sphere of Usefulness of Naval Officers Be Extended in Time of Peace with Advantage to the Country and Naval Service Commander N.H. Farquhar, USN
Second Honorable Mention How May the Sphere of Usefulness of Naval Officers Be Extended in Time of Peace with Advantage to the Country and Naval Service Captain A.P. Cooke, USN
1882 General Prize Essay Contest
Prize Title Author
Prize Essay Our Merchant Marine: The Causes of Its Decline and the Means to be Taken for Its Revival Lieutenant J.D.J. Kelly, USN

 
 

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