Ernest Carl Castle

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Ernest Carl Castle
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch Seal of the United States Department of the Navy.svg United States Navy
Rank Captain
Battles/wars Korean War

Ernest Carl Castle is a Captain (Ret.) in the United States Navy.


Ernest C. Castle was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1926. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1948. Castle was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry in clearing a fouled mine from the otter of the USS Chatterer (AMS-40) during operations off Korea in May 1952. He was the Naval Attaché to Israel during both the USS Liberty incident and the Six Day War. Castle earned his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1984, and joined the faculty there following retirement from the Navy.

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