Senior Chief Marine Science Technician Dennis L. Noble

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.

Products by this Author
Before becoming a part of the U.S. Coast Guard in 1915, the U.S. Life-Saving Service carried out... Read More
From Maine's Portland Head to Drum Point Light in the Chesapeake and Sabine Pass in the Gulf of... Read More
Although the U.S. Coast Guard enjoys a reputation as the best maritime rescue service in the world... Read More
Author Events

None found for this author.


Conferences and Events

Maritime Security Dialogue

Mon, 2016-10-03

You are cordially invited to: Maintaining Maritime Superiority A discussion with Admiral John M. Richardson, USNChief of Naval...

2016 Coast Guard Academy Conference

US Coast Guard Academy

WEST 2017

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

View All

From the Press

Guest Lecturer & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-10-02

8 Bells Lecture at the Seamen's Church Institute

Wed, 2016-10-05

James Goldrick

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership