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Obituaries

Chief engineer Lars Starner dies in motorcycle accident

Lars Starner, a chief engineer on yachts, reportedly died in a motorcycle crash three days ago in Cebu, Phillipines. He was 52. Mr. Starner was born in Sweden …

Former MIASF director Frank Herhold dies

Frank Frederick Herhold April 5, 1940-Dec. 5, 2015 Frank Herhold, former executive director of Marine Industry Association (MIASF) died Saturday at his home. …

Pinmar founder dies

Peter Allan, founder of Pinmar, died this week at the age of 71. Mr. Allen suffered a sudden heart attack in Mexico, his home since he retired from Pinmar in …

Chief training officer at ICT dies

Capt. Louden “Lou” Hoffman, chief training officer at ICT in Ft. Lauderdale, died Nov. 9. Capt. Hoffman collapsed upon arrival to work, was taken …

Young stew dies

Stew Dene-Amy McLoughlin died on Oct. 21 in Europe. She was 26. Ms. McLoughlin had worked as stew, masseuse and dayworker on megayachts Passion, Party Girl, …

Former Bradford Marine dockmaster dies

In memory of Carlan Goslee Sargent Aug. 13, 1943 – Oct. 23, 2015 Carlan Goslee Sargent, 72, of Lighthouse Point, Fla. died at home on Oct. 23. Known as …

Yacht crew Howden dies

Crew member Charlie Howden, 36, died Sept. 9 in Ft. Lauderdale from pancreatic cancer. Mr. Howden worked in yachting more than a decade on vessels such as M/Y …

Maritime Professional Training (MPT) founder dies

Elmer Morley, the founder of the Ft. Lauderdale-based maritime training school Maritime Professional Training (MPT), died yesterday of pancreatic cancer. He …

Thunderbolt Marine guard dies

Robert Lee Jones, the smiling face at the guard house that greeted visitors to Thunderbolt Marine each morning, died from injuries he suffered in a car crash …

Charter broker dies

Elizabeth Candler “Candy” Isdale of Narragansett passed away peacefully at her home on July 3 after a fight against multiple myeloma. She was 70 years old. …

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