2011 John Lyman Book Awards

Presented at NASOH’s 2012 conference


U.S. Naval History

Honorable Mention

Spencer C. Tucker (ed.), The Civil War Naval Encyclopedia (ABC-Clio).


U.S. Maritime History

William Michael Morgan, Pacific Gibraltar: U.S.-Japanese Rivalry Over the Annexation of Hawai’i, 1885-1898 (Naval Institute Press).


Canadian Naval and Maritime History

James Pritchard, A Bridge of Ships: Canadian Shipbuilding During the Second World War (McGill-Queen’s University Press).


Naval and Maritime Science and Technology

Stephen J. Hornsby, Surveyors of Empire: Samuel Holland, J.W.F. Des Barres and the Making of the American Neptune (McGill-Queen’s University Press).

Honorable Mention

Carmel Finley, All the Fish in the Sea (University of Chicago Press).


Naval and Maritime Biography and Autobiography

Elliot Carlson, Joe Rochfort’s War: The Odyssey of the Codebreaker Who Outwitted Yamamoto at Midway (Naval Institute Press).


Naval and Maritime Reference Works and Published Primary Sources

Gordon Miller, Voyages to the New World and Beyond (D & M Publishers/University of Washington Press).