Welcome to the New York Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States. The New York Commandery hosts a number of educational and social events throughout the year, and builds comradery between its companions in support of the naval services. Membership in the Naval Order is by invitation only. If you have an interest, join us at one of our events.
Monday, 6 November 2017
RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature
The New York Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States
Cordially invites you to it's annual
RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature Dinner
Richard Snow, 2017 Awardee
The Monitor, The Merrimack
and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History
Richard Snow was born in New York City and graduated with a B.A. from Columbia College in 1970. He worked at American Heritage magazine for nearly four decades and was its editor-in-chief for 17 years. He is the author of several books, among them two novels and a volume of poetry. Snow has served as a consultant for historical motion pictures --- among them Glory --- and has written for documentaries, including the Burns brothers’ Civil War, and Ric Burns’s award-winning PBS film Coney Island, whose screenplay he wrote. Most recently, he served as a consultant on Ken Burns’s World War II series, "The War."
Naval Order Congress 2016
Members of the New York Commandery attended the 2016 Congress at the Hale Koa Hotel, Waikiki Beach. The event was enjoyed by all. A most stirring visit to Pearl Harbor, where there was a wreath ceremony and casting of red rose petals over the USS Arizona. View pictures.