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William A. Lowell ’56

President/Owner | Maritime Consulting Co.


  • B.S., Maine Maritime Academy, 1956 (E)
  • Numerous courses at University of Maine, Southern Illinois University
  • Various Naval and BIW courses

Career Highlights:

  • Hold Unlimited, Steam-Diesel Chief Engineer
  • U.S. Naval Reserve, Retired Captain
  • Bath Iron Works, thirty-three years, rising from First-line Supervisor to V.P. and General Manager at Bath Iron Works Ship Repair Yard in Portland, ME
  • Served as Sea Trial Chief Engineer on 80+ ships
  • Maritime Consulting Co., sole owner providing expert witness testimony nation wide in civil litigation cases

Distinguished Service:

  • Maine Maritime Academy 1984 Alumnus of the Year
  • Five years on the Maine Maritime Academy Academic Advisory Board
  • Fourteen years on the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Executive Board
  • Seven years as Treasurer of the Maine Maritime Academy Alumni Executive Board
  • 1st Mainer ever elected to the National Council of Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers
  • American Bureau of Ships Engineering Committee
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Centennial Medallion Award (100 members selected world-wide)