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Obituary: Captain Brian A. McAllister Passes Away

Jun 30, 2022

Capt. Brian McAllister, a prominent member of the American maritime industry and a true New York area maritime industry icon, has passed away.The following was posted on the mcallistertowing.com website:'It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved Captain.  Brian, who changed the future of McAllister Towing when he bought the company with his brothers and cousins, passed away peacefully this morning at his home…

Obituary: Captain David J.F. Bruce

Oct 03, 2023

Captain David J.F. Bruce, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and Senior Deputy Commissioner of Maritime Affairs, RMI Maritime Administrator passed away on Friday…

In Memoriam: E. John Michel, MRCM (DV) USN (Ret), Chief-of-the-Boat, Bathyscaph Trieste

Jan 24, 2023

REMEMBERING MY SHIPMATE JOHN MICHELWe met in January 1959 when I became the first Officer in Charge of the Navy’s newly acquired Bathyscaph Trieste and John was the first USN enlisted man to be assigned to the project.  We were based at the Naval Electronics Laboratory in San Diego…

Obituary: Donald Keehan, founder, Advanced Polymer Coatings

Jan 05, 2023

Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), based in Avon, Ohio, announced the passing of its founder Donald Keehan on December 28, 2022, aged 87.In a statement the Keehan family said:“Don was key driving force behind the business, but much more than that…

Airmar Technology Announces the Passing of Peter Braffitt, VP

Oct 27, 2022

Airmar Technology said that its Vice President, Peter Braffitt, died suddenly on October 25, 2022 at his home in South Carolina. Stephen Boucher, founder and CEO of Airmar Technology Corporation, stated, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my colleague and friend…

Obituary: Dr. David Thomas Pugh (1943-2022)

Aug 16, 2022

National Oceanography Center Emeritus Fellow, Dr. David Pugh, OBE passed away on August 1, 2022.To celebrate his significant contributions to the global marine community, his friends and colleagues at the NOC have compiled this downloadable Synopsis of David’s life in science…

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