Subject:—“Naval Education.—I. Officers. II. Men.”
Judges of Award:—Charles W. Eliot, President of Harvard University ; Daniel Ammen, Rear-Admiral, U. S. N.; Wm. H. Shock, Engineer-in-chief, U. S. N.
Winner of the Prize:—Lieutenant-Commander Allan D. Brown, U. S. N. Motto of Essay :—“Qui non proficit.”
First Honorable Mention:—Lieutenant-Commander Caspar F. Goodrich, U. S. N. Motto of Essay :—“Esse quam videri.”
Second Honorable Mention:—Commander Alfred T. Mahan, U. S. N. Motto of Essay:—“Essayons.”
Number of Essays presented for competition, ten.
Subject:—“The Naval Policy of the United States.”
Judges of Award:—Hon. Wm. M. Evarts, Secretary of State ; Hon. K. W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy; Hon. J. R. McPherson, U. S. Senator.
Winner of the Prize:—Lieutenant Charles Belknap, U. S. N. Motto of Essay :—“Sat cito, si sat bene.”
Number of Essays presented for competition, eight.
Subject:—“The Type of (I) Armored Vessel (II) Cruiser, Best Suited to the Present Needs of the United States.”