Bruce Linder< Back to full list
1433 Sixth Street
Coronado, CA, 92118
Bruce Linder is a maritime and naval historian who writes, lectures, and researches across a wide spectrum of historical topics primarily focused on American maritime history in the Pacific. He has published four books and over 200 articles in magazines and journals in the United States, Europe, and Japan. His latest book is about the ship that discovered California, "San Salvador: Cabrillo's Galleon of Discovery." Bruce has been awarded the Arleigh Burke Literary Award in naval history and has held the Robert and Laura Kyle Chair in Maritime History. He is an Annapolis graduate and has commanded a guided missile frigate and two major naval bases. He holds an advanced degree in Oceanography from the University of Michigan and studied for a year at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Bruce is currently the Executive Director of the Coronado Historical Association and lives in Coronado with his wife Deb. His two married daughters live in London and California.