Mountbatten Maritime Prize

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The Mountbatten Maritime Award is awarded annually by the Maritime Foundation (formerly the British Maritime Charitable Foundation) to the author of a distinguished publication that has made a significant contribution to the maritime history of the United Kingdom. The prize is a piece of silver plate. Before 2018 it was known as The Mountbatten Maritime Award for Best Literary Contribution. From 2018 it is known as The Mountbatten Award for Best Book. The Trustees of the Maritime Foundation award the prize based on the recommendation of an Awards Committee. [1]


Source: Maritime Foundation

Mountbatten Maritime Award

Mountbatten Award

  • 2018 David Mearns, The Shipwreck Hunter: A Lifetime of Extraordinary Deep-Sea Discoveries
  • 2019 Rachel Slade, Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "The Mountbatten Media Awards". Retrieved 3 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Alan Villiers | Seabooks Press".
  3. ^ "BookPick: Light Upon the Waters". 3 March 2015.