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Voices Forged By The Sea:

2021 Contest Winners

 

The winning submissions for the 2021 NHHC New Year's Deck Log Entry Contest have been selected.  Contest submissions were reviewed by a committee of archivists and sailors and judged on coherence, imagery, originality, and how they reflect the sailor experience. After reviewing based on these criteria, the committee recommended their top choices to NHHC Director Samuel Cox, who then selected the winners.

Thank you to everyone that submitted entries for this year's contest.  We enjoyed reading all of them and are already looking forward to reading your 2022 entries!

First Place: USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80)

Second Place: USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG-71)

Third Place: USS LITTLE ROCK (LCS-09)

For general information on the contest, please visit our NHHC New Year's Deck Log Entry Contest main page.

Notes on Redactions and Citations:

Certain information has been redacted for security purposes.

These deck logs are currently held by the Navy Archives.  Any use of these reproductions should include proper citations:

USS [SHIP NAME] deck log, 1 January 2021, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Winning Submissions

First Place: USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80)


USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Years Deck Log Entry Page 1
Title: USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry Page 1
Description: The USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry was written by LTJG Jacob Singleterry.


USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Years Deck Log Entry Page 2
Title: USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry Page 2
Description: The USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry was written by LTJG Jacob Singleterry.


USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Years Deck Log Entry Author Photo

 

The USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry was written by LTJG Jacob Singleterry.  He wrote the deck log entry while serving as the Navigator onboard USS ROOSEVELT (DDG-80).

Full Biography for LTJG Jacob Singleterry (PDF, 222kb)

 

Second Place: USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG-71)


USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG-71) 2021 New Years Deck Log Entry
Title: USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG-71) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry
Description: The USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG-71) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry was written by FC1 David Sean Willis.

 

Third Place: USS LITTLE ROCK (LCS-09)


USS LITTLE ROCK (LCS-09) 2021 New Years Deck Log Entry
Title: USS LITTLE ROCK (LCS-09) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry
Description: The USS LITTLE ROCK (LCS-09) 2021 New Year's Deck Log Entry was written by OS1 Charles Casey Smith.

Published: Fri Jun 04 08:58:17 EDT 2021