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Bruce H. Doughty ’61

President & CEO  |  Washburn & Doughty Shipyard, East Boothbay, Maine


  • B.S., Maine Maritime Academy, 1961 (E)

Career Highlights:

  • Founder (1977), Washburn & Doughty Associates, Inc. Shipyard, builder of commercial steel vessels ranging from 49ft. to 186 ft. Most recent, hull 85, a 98′ 6500 hp Z-drive tug. Other vessels include numerous fishing and offshore lobster boats, three State of Maine ferries, dinner and casino boats, tugs and workboats including 21 A-drive tugs ranging in power from 4000 to 6500 hp.
  • Supervisor, Machinery and Piping Design Department; Senior Planner; Senior New Construction Estimator – Bath Iron Works
  • Nuclear Test Engineer, General Dynamics, Quincy Shipyard
  • Service Engineer, Warren Pump, Warren, MA
  • Sea-going Marine Engineer, American Trade and Production, Boston Fuel, Gulf Oil, MSTS, Poling Brosthers and Texaco
  • Commercial Fisherman – Engineer and deckhand aboard draggers, co-owned with brother
  • Lobster Fisherman – Co-owned business with father

Distinguished Service:

  • Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Award 2001