SINK OR SWIM 2014 Ship Bracket Competition

Updated 3/31

Updated 3/31

 

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It’s that time of the year – BRACKET TIME! What better way to celebrate “March Madness” than with some of the most celebrated ships in naval history! We will be posting this bracket on the dates shown above for you to vote on our FACEBOOK page. You may also vote for your favorite ships on our TUMBLR page and TWITTER page.  If you would like to start a conversation, don’t forget to use the hashtag #NHFSINKORSWIM2014.

Ships are divided into four regional time periods of naval history: Rev War/War of 1812, Civil War/SpanAm War, World War I/II, and Cold War/Post Cold War.  Brackets will be posted on our social media sites on the following dates for voting:

OPENING ROUND:

  • Rev War/War of 1812 (REGION ONE) – 3/19 COMPLETE
  • Civil War/SpanAm War (REGION TWO) – 3/19 COMPLETE
  • World War I/World War II (REGION THREE) – 3/20 COMPLETE
  • Cold War/Post Cold War (REGION FOUR) – 3/21 COMPLETE

SECOND ROUND:

  • Rev War/War of 1812 (REGION ONE) – 3/24 COMPLETE
  • Civil War/SpanAm War (REGION TWO) – 3/24 COMPLETE
  • World War I/World War II (REGION THREE) – 3/25 COMPLETE
  • Cold War/Post Cold War (REGION FOUR) – 3/25 COMPLETE

REGIONAL SEMIFINAL:

  • REGION ONE Final – 3/27 COMPLETE
  • REGION TWO Final – 3/27 COMPLETE
  • REGION THREE Final – 3/28 COMPLETE
  • REGION FOUR Final – 3/28 COMPLETE

REGIONAL FINAL:

  • REGION ONE Winner VS. REGION TWO Winner – 3/31
  • REGION THREE Winner VS. REGION FOUR Winner – 3/31

FINALS:

  • Final Game: 4/1

The numbers next to the ship names indicate their seed from their time period (just like the basketball tourney). Vote for as many ships as you like – voting ends at midnight on the same day. If there are no votes for either matched ship, the higher seed will move on. Game on!

We will be posting the results regularly on this page, which will be updated on a daily basis.

WINNERS:

3/19 – Opening Round Advancement

Region 1:
(1) Constitution – 41 Votes
(2) Bonhomme Richard – 28 Votes
(3) United States – 30 Votes
(5) Essex – 22 Votes

Region 2:
(1) Monitor – 26 Votes
(2) Olympia (C-6) – 36 Votes
(3) Hartford – 21 Votes
(4) Brooklyn (CA-3) – 27 Votes

3/20 – Opening Round Advancement

Region 3:
(1) Enterprise (CV-6) – 30 Votes
(4) Barb (SS-220) – 26 Votes
(6) Thresher (SS-200) – 18 Votes
(7) San Diego (CL-53) – 15 Votes

3/21 – Opening Round Advancement

Region 4:
(1) Enterprise (CVN-65) – 40 Votes
(2) Nautilus (SSN-572) – 33 Votes
(5) New Jersey (BB-62) – 41 Votes
(6) Midway (CV-41) – 29 Votes

3/24 – Second Round Advancement

Region 1:
(1) Constitution – 31 Votes
(2) Bonhomme Richard – 18 Votes

Region 2:
(1) Monitor – 21 Votes
(2) Olympia (C-6) – 30 Votes

Region 3:
(1) Enterprise (CV-6) – 21 Votes
(6) Thresher (SS-200) – 19 Votes

Region 4:
(5) New Jersey (BB-62) – 15 Votes
(2) Nautilus (SSN-572) – 20 Votes

3/27 – Elite 8

Region 1:
USS Constitution – 36 Votes

Region 2:
USS Olympia (C-6) – 22 Votes

Region 3: 
USS Enterprise (CV-6) -27 Votes

Region 4: 
USS Nautilus (SSN-571) – 17 Votes

 

 

 

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