Navy Midshipmen Logo

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The emblem of the Navy Midshipmen is concise and militarily straightforward, reflecting a unified concept of the department and emphasizing the name. The star, as a smaller element of the modern emblem, supports the team’s commitment to the naval focus of the university.

Navy Midshipmen: Brand overview

Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.
The Navy Midshipmen comprise a sports division of 30 teams, part of the NCAA Division. Located in Annapolis, Maryland, it belongs to the United States Naval Academy, established in October 1845 by Secretary George Bancroft. The university’s first team was the football team, founded in 1879.

Meaning and History

Navy Midshipmen Logo History

The sports division received its emblem in 1917; before this, the university’s general emblem was used. The need for it arose with the expansion of their team roster.

What is Navy Midshipmen?

The Navy Midshipmen consist of 33 teams that are part of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Participation in these teams is mandatory for students to develop physical abilities and maintain good physical condition. The teams compete in NCAA Division I and are members of many sports organizations.

1917 – 1941

Navy Midshipmen Logo 1917-1941

The debut version featured a gold anchor on a black background with the inscription “Navy” at the top. It was classic, not schematic but detailed, with lower side flukes, broad palms, a long shank, a horizontal stock, a shackle, and an eye. The rope was fully coiled around it. The name was the same color as the anchor.

1942 – today

Navy Midshipmen Logo 1942-Present

Gradually, the sports department transitioned to a modern logo format – minimalist and understandable. It reflects the overall concept of the department, hence the focus on the letter “N” with a star on the right side.

Navy Midshipmen Football Logo

Navy Midshipmen Football

The team is part of NCAA Division I FBS. It played its only national championship in 1926, sharing the title with athletes from Stanford and Alabama. It has also won two division competitions. The “Midshipmen” have participated in 23 bowl games to date.

Since 2019, the players have been coached by Ken Niumatalolo. The team plays home games at the Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The last season in FBS was in 2014.

Font and Colors

Navy Midshipmen Emblem

The current version includes a capital letter “N” with serifs. However, the lower part of the right leg is truncated and grotesque. The lines composing the letter are wide, straight, and proportionate in height. At the top is a classic five-pointed star. The primary color of the logo is blue.

Navy Midshipmen color codes

Royal BlueHex color:#00205b
RGB:0 32 91
CMYK:100 65 0 64
Pantone:PMS 2758 C
Sonoran SandHex color:#c5b783
RGB:197 183 131
CMYK:0 7 34 23
Pantone:PMS 4525 C