2018 Lyman Award Winners

Canadian Naval and Maritime History 

Winner: Michael Palin, Erebus: One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time, Random House Canada


U.S. Naval History

Winner: Christopher McKee, Ungentle Goodnights: Life in a Home for Elderly and Disabled Naval Sailors and Marines and the Perilous Seafaring Careers That Brought Them There, Naval Institute PressU.S. Naval History


Honorable Mention: Scott Mobley, Progressive in Navy Blue: Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity, 1873-1898, Naval Institute PressU.S. Naval History


Honorable Mention: William N. Still, Jr., Victory Without Peace: The United States Navy in European Waters, 1919-1924, Naval Institute Press


U.S. Maritime History

Winner: Matthew R. Bahar, Storm of the Sea: Indians & Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail, Oxford University Press


Honorable Mention: Matthew McKenzie, Breaking the Banks: Representations and Realities in New England Fisheries, 1866-1966, University of Massachusetts Press


Naval and Maritime Science and Technology

Winner: Jason W. Smith, To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire, University of North Carolina Press


Honorable Mention: Roger C. Smith (ed.), Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck, University Press of Florida


Naval and Maritime Reference Works and Published Primary Sources

Honorable Mention: Anna Gibson Holloway & Jonathan W. White, "Our Little Monitor": The Greatest Invention of the Civil War, Kent State University Press 

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