Canadian Naval & Maritime History
Winner: John M. MacFarlane and Lynn J. Salmon Around the World in a Dugout Canoe: The Untold Story of Captain John Voss and theTilikum. Harbour Publishing.
United States Naval History
Winner: Benjamin Armstrong, Small Boats and Daring Men: Maritime Raiding, Irregular Warfare, and the Early American Navy. University of Oklahoma Press.
Honorable Mention: Ryan D. Wadle, Selling Sea Power: Public Relations and the U.S. Navy, 1917-1941. University of Oklahoma Press.
United States Maritime History
Winner: Nancy Shoemaker, Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: American in Nineteenth-Century Fiji. Cornell University Press.
Honorable Mention: James M. Lindgren, Preserving Maritime America: A Cultural History of the Nation's Great Maritime Museums. University of Massachusetts Press.
Naval and Maritime Science and Technology
Winner: Margaret E. Schotte, Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1500-1800. Johns Hopkins University Press.
Honorable Mention: Richard J. King, Ahab's Rolling Sea: A Natural History of “Moby-Dick”. University of Chicago Press
Naval and Maritime Reference Works and Published Primary Sources
Winner: Ken W. Sayers, U.S. Navy Auxiliary Vessels: A History and Directory from World War I to Today. McFarland Publishing.
Naval and Maritime Biography and Autobiography
Winner: Anthony J. Connors, Went to the Devil: A Yankee Whaler in the Slave Trade. University of Massachusetts Press.
Honorable Mention: Phillips Payson O’Brien, The Second Most Powerful Man in the World: The Life of Admiral William D. Leahy, Roosevelt's Chief of Staff. Dutton.