Awards Winners and Nominees

2014

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Sam Bannister, Defence Correspondent, Portsmouth News

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Andrew Adams & Richard Woodman – Light upon the Waters: the History of Trinity House – Celebrating 500 years (The Corporation of Trinity House)

Donald Gosling Award

  • Simon Paintin and Adrian Edmondson – Ade at Sea

First Sea Lord’s Digital Media Award

  • Gillian Churchill & Communications Team – Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA)

Maritime Fellowship Award

  • Richard Sadler – CEO of Lloyd’s Register

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring

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2013

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • David Glenn, Editor, Yachting World

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Rose George – Deep Sea and Foreign Going: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry that Brings You 90% of Everything

Donald Gosling Award

  • Will Anderson and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall – Hugh’s Fish Fight

Maritime Fellowship Award

  • Andrew Linington – Editor of Nautilus Telegraph

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • Type-23 frigate HMS Monmouth

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2012

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Richard Hargreaves, News Editor – Navy News

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Professor Callum Roberts – Ocean of Life

Donald Gosling Award

  • Andy Attenburrow – Arctic Convoys

Maritime Fellowship Award

  • Richard Doughty – Cutty Sark
  • Adrian Evans – Thames Diamond Jubilee River Pageant

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Somerset

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2011

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Caroline Wyatt, Defence Correspondent – BBC News

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Professor David Abulafia – The Great Sea – History of the Mediterranean

Donald Gosling Award

  • Spencer Kelly – Titanic: The Mission

Maritime Fellowship Award

  • Captain Richard Woodman – Shipmaster

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • 845 Naval Air Squadron

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2010

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Tom MacSweeney, Correspondent and broadcaster

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Richard Guilliatt and Peter Hohnen – The Wolf

Donald Gosling Award

  • Dan Snow – Empire of the Seas, BBC2

Maritime Fellowship Award

  • David Mearns – Undersea explorer

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Kent

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2009

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Peter Elson – Shipping Correspondent, The Liverpool Daily Post and Echo

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Kate Lance – Alan Villiers – Voyager of the Wind

Donald Gosling Award

  • Ross Kemp – In Search of Pirates

Maritime Fellowship Award

  • Charles Clover – Author of The End of The Line

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Illustrious

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2008

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Julian Bray – Editor, Lloyds List

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Tim Clayton – Tars: The Men who made Britain rule the waves

Donald Gosling Award

  • Marshall Corwin – Serious Ocean

Maritime Fellowship Award

  • David King – Outstanding contribution to the Maritime Leisure sector

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Illustrious

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2007

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Brian Lavery – Author and Broadcaster

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Andrew Welch – The Royal Navy in the Cod Wars

Donald Gosling Award

  • Crispin Sadler – Deep Wreck Mysteries

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • 42 Commando RM

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Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Dr Colin White – Director, Royal Navy Museum, Portsmouth

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Nicolette Jones – The Plimsoll Sensation

Donald Gosling Award

  • Andrew Thompson – Submarine Rescue

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Bulwark

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2006

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Dr Colin White – Director, Royal Navy Museum, Portsmouth

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Nicolette Jones – The Plimsoll Sensation

Donald Gosling Award

  • Andrew Thompson – Submarine Rescue

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Bulwark

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2005

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Professor Nicholas Rodger – The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Professor Roger Knight – The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Ocean

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2004

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Manuela Sarris and the Sea Vision UK Campaign Team – Sea Vision UK

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Tom Pocock

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Ark Royal

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2003

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Michael Stammers – Keeper, Merseyside Maritime Museum

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Peter Padfield

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Lancaster

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2002

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Alison Kefford – Journalist, Southern Daily Echo

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Andrew Williams and the BBC Battle of the Atlantic Team

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Gannet

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2001

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Captain Richard Woodman

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Jim Ring

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Argyll

2000

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Jim Allaway – Editor, Navy News

Mountbatten Maritime Award

  • Rear Admiral Richard Hill

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Gloucester

1999

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Libby Purves OBE

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Invincible

1998

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Michael Grey MBE

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Trafalgar

1997

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Michael Evans

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Illustrious

1996

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Richard Scott

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • 845 Naval Air Squadron

1995

Desmond Wettern Media Award

  • Rob White and Rory MacLean

Desmond Wettern Fleet Award

  • HMS Brave

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