Texas Navy Association

WELCOME! I would like to thank you for taking the time to visit the Texas Navy Association and explore our website. I am Admiral Scott Powell the 2024 President of the Texas Navy Association (also known as the TNA).

The mission of the association is to preserve and promote the little

known but gallant history of the 1835-1846 Texas Navy.

The TNA funds museum exhibits, educational videos, history teacher

education, Texas history curricula and educational events, along with

events commemorating the Texas Navy and its role in Texas History.

The TNA membership all come together with the like-minded interest in

historical Research, Preservation and promotion of the love of Texas History

with focus on the Texas Navy.  If you have an interest in our mission, then

reach out and join us or make a donation now or send a check to 6341 Stewart Rd., #102, Galveston, Texas 77551 that helps make a difference to

support the historic and gallant Texas Navy.

We are a Non-Profit Corporation, Chartered in the State of Texas and

administered by an elected Board of Directors, providing oversight to the

matrix structure of our operating Committees. The TNA is a Volunteer

organization. The TNA is funded thru the collection of Member annual Dues,

Donations and Grants. Your membership and donations are the primary 

funding source for funding our museum exhibits, educational videos, history

teacher education, Texas history curricula, and events commemorating the

Texas Navy and Texas History.

Very Best Regards,

Admiral Scott Powell



$500 Prize

Write an essay about the History of the Texas Navy Ship "San Antonio".  Deadline for the Texas Navy Association 7th grade Essay is Friday, April 26!  The winning Essay will be sent to the Texas Navy Association State Education Committee for final judging of a state winner. The Winner will be announced on the 4th Friday in March.

Requirements: Bibliography

A minimum of four (4) references is needed – no more than two (2) may be internet references. Research references should be listed on a separate page, but not counted as part of the essay length. Included in the bibliography should be the name of the author; title of the book; newspaper; article; city of publication; publisher and date of publication. Facts cited and research references will be checked by the committee. Spelling, punctuation, grammar, and neatness are a consideration in judging. The essay should be original, interesting, and well organized. The most important aspect of the essay should be historical accuracy.

Suggested research books are:


LONE STAR NAVY by Johnathan W. Jordan

THE TEXAS NAVY by Dr. Jim Dan Hill

Contact your local squadron for more information. Click on this squadron link to find a Squadron near you!  Squadrons

DOWNLOAD YOUR "TEXAS NAVY ASSOCIATION 7th GRADE ESSAY PACKET! (click on the links below for more information)



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