Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature

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For other awards with this name see Samuel Eliot Morison Award

The Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature is for literature about the United States Navy. The award was created in 1982 by the New York Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States, who administers and chooses the winner which is a significant book on naval history from the prior year.[1]

The prize is named for Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison, a military historian.[2]

Awardees[edit]

Sources:[2][3]

Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature

Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Distinguished Contribution to Naval Literature

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b William A. Pencak. Encyclopedia of the Veteran in America. ABC-CLIO. p. 303. Retrieved December 23, 2017. The New York Commandery created the Samuel Eliot Morison Award in 1982, giving it each year to an author who published a significant book on naval history.. The first award went to its namesake posthumously..
  2. ^ a b "Latest NOUS Awards". Naval Order of the United States. Archived from the original on 2017-06-03. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "Previous Morison Book Awards". Naval Order of the United States, New York Commandery. Archived from the original on 2016-08-27. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Gift Creates Library Fund and Book Collection". BSU Horizons. Bemidji State University. 14 (4): 6. Summer 1999. Retrieved December 23, 2017. Musicant was a two time receipient of the presteigious Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature.. the first was award to him in 1987 for Battleship at War.. The second was presented in 1998 for his book Empire by Default
  5. ^ "Michael A. Palmer". Contemporary Authors Online. Gale. July 16, 2009. Retrieved December 23, 2017. Samuel Eliot Morison Award for naval literature, and Book of the Year Award, American Revolutionary War Round Table of New York, both for Stoddert's War: Naval Operations during the Quasi-war with France, 1798-1801
  6. ^ Donald A. Yerxa (March 2006). "In Memoriam: Clark G. Reynolds". Historically Speaking. 7 (4). Retrieved December 23, 2017. His biography, Admiral John H. Towers: The Struggle for Naval Air Supremacy (Naval Institute Press, 1991), won the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize and the K. Jack Bauer Award.
  7. ^ Matt Schudel (July 2, 2007). "Rear Adm. Eugene B. Fluckey; Commanded Submarine Attacks on Japanese Shipping". Washington Post. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  8. ^ Eugene B. Fluckey. "Message to Today's Submariners". Submarine Force Museum. Retrieved December 23, 2017. Thunder Below!, which won the prestigious Samuel Eliot Morison prize for Best Naval Literature in 1993
  9. ^ "John Bernard Lundstrom". Contemporary Authors Online. Gale. 2008. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  10. ^ Rocklin Lyons (September 8, 2010). "Col. Joseph H. Alexander USMC (ret)". Flickr. Retrieved December 23, 2017. winner of 1997 Samuel Eliot Morison Award from the Naval Order of the United States
  11. ^ "Neptune by Craig L. Symonds - 2015 Samuel Eliot Morison Award For Naval Literature". Naval Order of the United States. September 14, 2015. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  12. ^ "Give Me a Fast Ship by Tim McGrath - 2016 RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature". Naval Order of the United States. November 14, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  13. ^ "Iron Dawn by Richard Snow - 2017 RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature". Naval Order of the United States. November 15, 2017. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
  14. ^ "John Wukovits, author of Tin Can Titans - 2018 RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature". Naval Order.
  15. ^ Donald Chisholm (Autumn 2003). "Thomas B. Buell: sailor and scholar". Naval War College Review. General OneFile. 56 (4). Retrieved December 23, 2017. The Naval Institute Press reissued it in 1987 for its Classics of Naval Literature series; the Naval Order of the United States bestowed on Buell its Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Distinguished Contribution to Naval Literature