Student, Brown University, 1945. Associate of Arts, George Washington University, 1959. Bachelor, George Washington University, 1958.
Student, Naval War College, 1966.
Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1944, advanced through grades to commander, 1965. Served naval aviator, retired, 1967. Founder Ocean Ventures Industries, Inc., Coronado, California, 1969, operator, 1969-1977.
Marine artist; founder, operator SeaEagle Publications, Coronado, 1988. Lecturer on marine art. Submillimetre Common-User Bolometer Array instructor Author: Ships-in-Bottles, second edition, 1988, A How to Guide to a VenerableNautical Craft, 1971.
Buddleschiffe: Wie Macht Man Sie, 1972. The Complete Book of Inflatable Boats, 1979. Where to Paddle in San Diego County and Nearby Mexico, 1992, Days of Yore: Rhymes & Other Writings,1995, Neptunes Table: Cooking the Sea Food Exotics, 1997.
Editor: The Bottle Shipwright. Works featured in American Artist of the Bookplate, 1970-1990, Cambridge Bookplate Press, 1990. Contributor articles in field topubls.
Featured on House and Garden television/What's My Hobby?.
Member Ships-in-Bottles Association (president North America division 1982), Nature Printing Society, American Society Bookplate Collectors adn Designers, San Diego Watercolor Society (board directors 1981-1982), San Diego Maritime Association.
Children: Leslie Carol, Christopher Eric, Lauren Ivy, Cameron C. McNall. Married Kay Frances Boldt, October, 1998.