Lincoln E. McRae III ’69
Lincoln (Skip) McRae passed away peacefully in Jacksonville FL on 9 November 2021 with his family alongside of him. He is survived by his wife Gail, children Shelby and Lincoln IV and grandchildren.
A proud graduate of MMA Class of ’69, and native of Rockland / Owl’s Head, Maine, Skip began his career with Academy Tankers, rose to CE and continued as CE for Point Shipping, Cove Shipping, Coscol Marine, Ogden Marine, OMI Corp, and AMSEA. He also sailed on ships supporting the sealifts for Vietnam, Desert Shield / Desert Storm, and Operations Iraqi Freedom. He also maintained his commission with the US Navy Reserve until retirement from sea.
He came ashore and joined the ABS as a Surveyor, and subsequently served as Port Engineer for OMI Ship Management and Maersk Line in their government fleets, and afterward with Seastar and Crowley Maritime. He also worked as a consultant and turbine specialist. He was working as a consulting engineer for American Roll On-Roll Off Carriers at the time of his passing.
He will be greatly missed, both by his family and by his many close friends and colleagues in the industry.