Obituaries

Colleagues connect through marine industry leader Herhold’s legacy

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Nearly 25 years ago, a couple of strong and long-lasting presences moved to South Florida. Frank Herold became executive director of the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) in…

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Chief engineer Lars Starner dies in motorcycle accident

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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 and served…

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Former MIASF director Frank Herhold dies

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Frank Frederick Herhold April 5, 1940-Dec. 5, 2015 Frank Herhold, former executive director of Marine Industry Association (MIASF) died Saturday at his home. He held the position for 20 years…

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Pinmar founder dies

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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…

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Chief training officer at ICT dies

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Capt. Louden “Lou” Hoffman, chief training officer at ICT in Ft. Lauderdale, died Nov. 9. Capt. Hoffman collapsed upon arrival to work, was taken to a hospital and never regained…

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Young stew dies

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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, Pura Vida, Jus Chill’n…

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Former Bradford Marine dockmaster dies

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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 Lon…

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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 Cakewalk, M/Y…

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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 was 85. His family invites anyone who knew Mr.…

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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 last week. He…

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