The Keith Matthews Award (2019) for the best book on a Canadian maritime topic is presented to Anthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger for After the Basques: The Whaling Station of Newfoundland and Labrador  (DRC Publishing, St.John’s 2018).

This book makes a substantial and scholarly contribution to the history of whaling. It also provides important insights to the maritime economy of Atlantic Canada. Congratulations to the authors.