Dr Noel Stimson
Dr Noel Stimson is a retired general dentist/orthodontist from Bembridge, Isle of Wight, where he has lived for over 40 years. After serving in the Royal Navy as a dental officer in the 1960s, he was in general dental practice in Surrey, Norfolk and, since 1978, Bembridge, Isle of Wight.
In 1992 he became a part-time dental journalist; he created, edits and publishes an international dental journal. In 2009 he became a volunteer at Bembridge RNLI Lifeboat Station, later as an RNLI Governor; he was instrumental in creating the IW Lifeboat Heritage Centre at East Cowes as the IW’s Lifeboat Heritage Officer. As a former private pilot, he became the archivist for the Britten-Norman Aircraft Preservation Society in 2017.
He has lectured on various topics, dental and otherwise, in New Zealand, Germany, Spain and the UK. General lecture topics include RMS Titanic, WW1 K-Class steam-powered submarines and the WW1 Seaplane Base, RNAS Bembridge.