2015 John Lyman Book Awards

2015 Lyman Award Winners

Presented at NASOH’s 2016 Conference


Canadian Naval and Maritime History

Winner: Glenn M. Stein, Discovering the North-West Passage: The Four-Year Arctic Odyssey of H.M.S. Investigator and the McClure Expedition (McFarland & Company)


U.S. Naval History

Winner: John Darrell Sherwood, War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-1968 (Naval History & Heritage Command)


U.S. Maritime History

Winner: Faye M. Kert, Privateering: Patriots & Profits in the War of 1812 (The Johns Hopkins University Press)


Honorable Mention: Mark G. Hanna, Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740 (University of North Carolina Press)


Honorable Mention: Joshua L. Reid, The Sea is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs (Yale University Press)


Naval and Maritime Science and Technology

Winner: Wendy van Duivenvoorde, Dutch East India Company Shipbuilding: The Archaeological Study of Batavia and Other Seventeenth-Century VOC Ships (Texas A&M University Press)


Naval and Maritime Reference Works and Published Primary Sources

Winner: Mark L. Evans & Roy A. Grossnick, United States Naval Aviation 1910-2010 (Naval History & Heritage Command)


Naval and Maritime Biography and Autobiography

Winner: Dennis L. Noble, The Sailor’s Homer: The Life and Times of Richard McKenna, Author of The Sand Pebbles (Naval Institute Press)