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Dr. Noble entered the enlisted force of the U.S. Coast Guard in 1957 and retired as a senior chief petty officer in 1978. His shore duty was on the East and West coasts, plus the Great Lakes. Sea duty took him six times to the Arctic and twice to the Antarctic. After retirement, he earned a Ph.D. in U.S. history from Purdue University. Dr. Noble is author of 12 books and lives in Sequim, Washington. The above article is from his forthcoming book to be published by the University Press of Florida and is used with its permission.
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