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United States
Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland
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The academy is situated on the shores of the Severn River which has an oiler named for her.
USS Severn AO-61
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ANNAPOLIS COUNCIL


The United States Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Maryland, is one of two houses of worship on the grounds of the Navy's service academy. The Naval Academy Chapel's cornerstone was laid in 1904 by Admiral George Dewey and the dedication of the Chapel was on May 28, 1908. The Naval Academy Chapel is a focal point of the Academy and the city of Annapolis, Maryland.

On January 26, 1913 the remains of John Paul Jones were interred in the crypt beneath the Chapel, inside a sarcophagus made of 21 short tons (19 t) of Grand Pyrenees marble. HISTORY


BANCROFT HALL at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, is the largest single dormitory in the world. HISTORY

Memorial Hall opens off the Rotunda. This hall contains the honor roll of all Academy graduates who have died in military operations. There are 489 panes of glass in the skylight.



Central to the Hall is the Rotunda, wings on either side. Over the Rotunda is a large mural of the USS South Dakota in the Battle of Guadalcanal.
Vern, the author of this web page, was part of the designing team from Wesley Bull and Associates Inc. for installing the data wiring system to each cadets room in the 1980's.      

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