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.
Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature
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Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Distinguished Contribution to Naval Literature
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..
Musicant was a two time recipient 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
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
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.
Thunder Below!, which won the prestigious Samuel Eliot Morison prize for Best Naval Literature in 1993
winner of 1997 Samuel Eliot Morison Award from the Naval Order of the United States
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