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Professional Naval Architect & Marine Engineer/ Marine Engineer Surveyor


Seeking Consulting Engineering/Project Management assignments on both short and long-term contract basis. International Assignments (considered).


Superintendent Marine (Port) Engineer, U.S. Navy, 1985-2006

Responsible for the Technical Oversight, Maintenance & Repair of Ships assigned including Budget Planning, Work Scope Definition & Authorization, Drydocking & Repair Specifications, Vessel Attendance/Supervision throughout all major maintenance periods, Quality Assurance and Sea Trials acceptance.

Worked closely with Supervisor of Shipbuilding, U.S. Navy Personnel and Shipyard Management for work Planning and Repair work execution.

Consulting Engineer,Naval Architect & Marine Engineer, San Francisco,CA, 1982-1984.

Acted as Owner's Representative for several international shipowner's including SeaLand Industries, Bermuda, Ltd., Trans Freight Lines, New Jersey, Union Steamship Group, Wellington, New Zealand. Advised Atlantic Marine Shipyard Management regarding RoRo Cargo Ship Conversion/Reflag to US Registry. Advised Admiralty Attorneys representing Mobil Oil Canada (Ocean Ranger Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig Loss at Sea), etc..

Senior Staff Naval Architect & Marine Engineer,U.S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marine Technical Office, San Francisco, CA, 1977-1981. Responsible for Technical Plan Review for Commercial Ships and Offshore Oil Rigs of U.S. Registry. Worked closely with International Classification Society Surveyors (ABS, Det Norske Veritas, LLoyds, etc.)and Owner's Representatives. Responsible for Technical Review, Certification and Approval of Construction Drawings/Plans and Stability Analysis on behalf of U.S. Coast Guard.

USCG Marine Engineer (USCG Sea Duty various assignments) from 1972-1977. Sea Service on Diesel,Gas Turbine and Steam Ship Propulsion Engineering Plants.


Master of Science in Engineering, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan.

Bachelor of Science, Marine Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy.


Registered Professional Engineer, Naval Architect & Marine Engineer, States of Washington & Oregon.

USCG Merchant Marine Officer License, Marine Engineer (Diesel, Gas Turbine, Steam Propulsion) Unlimited Horepower.

Member, Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers.


Welding Engineering Course, Ohio State University.

Aluminum Welding Course, ALCOA Aluminum, Pittsburgh,PA.

Diesel Engine & Gas Turbine Course, US Coast Guard.

Engine Room Automation Course, US Coast Guard.

U.S. Navy,Master Ship Repair Contracts Course.


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