Past Events

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Event:  Patriotic Societies Evensong - Veteran's Day Service

Time:  1600hrs

Location:  St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue at 53rd Street, New York CIty


Friday, 9 November 2018 - Sister Organization Event

Event:  Annual Pickle Dinner

Time:  Reception 1800hrs, Dinner 1900hrs

Speaker:  Vice Admiral Tony Radakin, Second Sea Lord, Royal Navy

Location:  New York Yacht Club, 37 West 44th Street, New York City

+The American Friends of the National Museum of the Royal Navy

+The Nelson Society

+The 1805 Club 

+The National Maritime Historical Society 

Contact Sally McElwreath Callo,SallyMC79@verizon.net (212)972 8667 (917) 536-1077 


Monday, 5 November 2018

Event: RADM Samuel Eliot Morison Award For Naval Literature Dinner

Time: Reception 1830hrs, Dinner 1930hrs

Speaker:  John Wukowits - Tin Can Titans

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 1 October 2018

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130hrs, Lunch 1200hrs

Speaker:  James M. Scott:  Rampage, MacArthur, Yamashita and the Battle of Manila

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City 


Thursday, 27 September 2018 - United States Coast Guard Event

Event:  Dedication of the SM1 Douglas Albert Munro Statue

Time:  1000hrs

Location:  Coast Guard Sector New York Courtyard, Ft. Wadsworth, Staten Island Contact: MSTCS McCrystle, matthew.e.mccrystle@uscg.mil, (718) 354-4266


September 2018

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker:  CAPT Preston De Jean, USMS, United States Maritime Academy

Creating Wicked Students for Tomorrow's Challenges

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 4 June 2018
Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker:  Hon. John F. Lehman - Oceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 7 May 2018

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker:  Damien Cregeau - Alexander Hamilton and the Founding of the Revenue Cutter Service

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 2 April 2018

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Elliot Carlson - Stanley Johnston's Blunder

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 5 March 2018

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Dr. Robert M. DiSogra - Preserving Naval History in a Very Unique Way

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 5 February 2018

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Ken Brown  -  U-Boat Assault On America

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 4 December 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: CAPT John Rodgaard

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 7 November 2017

Event: Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature Dinner

Time: Reception 1830, Lunch 1930

Award Winner: Richard Snow

Book:  IRON DAWN:  The Monitor, The Merrimack and the Civil War Sea Battle that Changed History

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 2 October 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: The Hon. John F. Lehman, PhD, former Secretary of the Navy (1981-1987)

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 11 September 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Eddie Rosenstein

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Wednesday, 14 July 2017

Event: The John F. Lehman Naval Historian Award Reception (Inaugural)

Time: 1830

Awardee:  James D. Hornfischer

Location: Chart House, Weehawken, NJ


Monday, 5 June 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: MGEN Bob Scales, USA (ret)  "Scales On War:  The Future of America's Military At Risk"

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 1 May 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Ian Robertson "The Battle of Trafalgar"

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 3 April 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Nick Jellicoe - Jutland: The Unfinished Battle

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 6 March 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker:  Michael J. Bonvento:  The Manhattan Project

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 6 February 2017

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker:  Craig Nelson:  Pearl Harbor

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City

No luncheon in January 2017


Monday, 5 December 2016

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Dan McSweeney:  The History and Mission of the United War Veterans Council

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 7 November 2016

Event: Samuel Eliot Morison Award Dinner

Time: Reception 1830, Lunch 1930

Speaker: Tim McGrath, Give Me A Fast Ship The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 3 October 2016

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Dr. Albert A. Nofi

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 12 September 2016

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Senior Fellow Seth Cropsey

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City

August 2016 No meeting scheduled


Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Event: Summer Cocktail Party

Time:  1800

Location:  Chart House, Lincoln Harbor, Pier D-T, 1700 Harbor Blvd., Weehawken, NJ


Monday, 6 June 2016

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: George Walsh

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 2 May 2016

Event:  Luncheon

Time:  1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker:  Suzanne Geissler

Location:  Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 4 April 2016

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: RADM J. Robert Lunney

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 7 March 2016

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Capt. Ronald Scott Perry  AFNI

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 1 February 2016

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Burdin Hickok

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City

January 2016 No meeting scheduled


Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Event:  Holiday/Christmas Party

Time:   18:00-20:30

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City

Cost:    $60.00

RSVP:   RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: 212-825-7333 or navyleaguenyc@aol.com

For this event, you must pay in advance


Monday, 7 December 2015

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: TBD

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Event: Samuel Eliot Morison Award Dinner

Assumption of Command – Dave Simson, USMC (Ret)

Time: Reception 1830, Lunch 1930

Speaker: Craig L. Symonds,  Neptune  The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 5 October 2015

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: William Finlayson

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Monday, 14 September 2015

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: CAPT Lawrence Brennan, USN (Ret)

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City


Thursday, 10 September 2015

Event:  New York Commandery, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States, Annual Dinner

Time:  Reception 1830, Dinner 1915

Speaker:  Terry Dinan, Talk About A Mess:  It Happened In Vietnam

Location:  Aleo Restaurant, 7 West 20th Street, New York City

RSVP:  REQUIRED - bill.mcshane@wjmenterprises.com


Monday, 22 July 2015

Event: Summer Cocktail Party

Time: 1800-2000

Location: The Chart House, Weehawken, NJ


Monday, 8 June 2015

Event: Luncheon

Time: Reception 1130, Lunch 1200

Speaker: Rollie Kidder

Location: Racquet & Tennis Club, 370 Park Avenue, New York City