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Naval architect

Douglas Clark MacMillan, American naval architect. Registered professional engineer, New York, New Jersey. Recipient Elmer A. Sperry medal American Society of Mechanical Engineers-Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers-Society Automotive Engineers-Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics, 1969.

Background

MacMillan, Douglas Clark was born on July 15, 1912 in Dedham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Duncan and Mary Grace (MacNeill) MacMacMillan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1934.

Career

Engineers Federal Shipbldg. & Dry Dock Company, Kearny, New Jersey, 1934-1941. From chief marine engineer to technical manager George G. Sharp (N.A.), New York City, 1941-1951.

President George G. Sharp, Inc., 1951-1969, chairman board, 1969-1970. Consultant naval architect, 1970-1983. Assistant to general manager, consultant Quincy Shipbldg. division General dynamics corporation, 1972-1977.

Board directors Atomic Industrial Forum, 1965-1967. Member committees National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council. Member advisory committees United States Navy, United States Coast Guard.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, New York, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author papers in field.

Membership

Past trustee St. Johns Guild, New York City. Fellow Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (honorary vice president, David W. Taylor Gold medal 1969). Member National Academy Engineering, American Society Naval Engineers.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Jane Smith, September 9, 1939. Children: Douglas Stuart, John Richard. Married Dorothy Hayford, January 1, 1985.

father:
James Duncan MacMacMillan

mother:
Mary Grace (MacNeill) MacMacMillan

spouse:
Elizabeth Jane Smith

spouse:
Dorothy Hayford

child:
Douglas Stuart MacMillan

child:
John Richard MacMillan