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Naval architect

David Duncan Beach, American naval architect. Registered professional engineer, District of Columbia; chartered engineer, United Kingdom. Fellow Royal Institution Naval Architects; member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (life), Society Small Crafts Designers (vice president since 1995, board directors).

Background

Beach, David Duncan was born on May 1, 1918 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of David Duncan and Helen (Gibson) Beach.

Education

Student, University Michigan, 1935-1940; Diplomate, Westlawn Institute, Stamford, Connecticut, 1980.

Career

Naval architect, Higgins Boats Corporation, New Orleans, 1955-1958; naval architect, Outboard Marine Corporation, Waukegan, Illinois, 1958-1960; naval architect, McCulloch Corporation, Los Angeles, 1960-1962; naval architect, Owens Yachts (Brunswick Corporation), Baltimore, 1962-1966; naval architect, National Marine Manufacturers Association, Chicago, 1966-1994; retired, 1994. Consultant F.A.O. of United Nations, Rome, 1971-1972, National Marine Manufacturing Associations.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, District of Columbia. Chartered engineer, United Kingdom.

Membership

Fellow Royal Institution Naval Architects. Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (life), Society Small Crafts Designers (vice president since 1995, board directors).

Connections

Married Helen Elizabeth Fisher, July 22, 1943. 1 child, David Duncan.

father:
David Duncan Beach

mother:
Helen (Gibson) Beach

spouse:
Helen Elizabeth Fisher

child:
David Duncan Beach