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naval engineer

Peter Bruce Fontneau, American naval engineer. Recipient Samuel D. MacComb Memorial prize, Webb Institute Naval Architect, 1968, Chaffee Memorial prize, 1968; named Jaycee of Year, 1972; Coast Guard Achievement medal, 1979. Member United States Naval Institute, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Background

Fontneau, Peter Bruce was born on December 16, 1946 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Nelson Clinton and Barbara Jean (Marshall) Fontneau.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Webb Institute Naval Architecture, 1968. Master of Science, George Washington University, 1971. Master of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976, Ocean Engineer, 1976.

Commissioned ensign, United States Coast Guard, 1968, advanced through grades to Commander, 1984. Project officer high performance watercraft Field Testing & Development Center, Baltimore, 1970-1972, assistant engineer, 1972-1974, engineer officer, Morgenthau, San Francisco, 1976-1979, assistant chief naval engineering branch 12th Coast Guard District, San Francisco, 1979-1981, chief Naval Engineering branch 3d Coast Guard District, New York City, 1981-1984, executive officer USCGC Chase, Boston, 1984-1986, manager aerostat aquisition project, Headquarters, Washington, since 1986. Member professional and military training advisory committee United States Coast Guard Academy, 1978-1980.

Career

Contributor articles to professional journals. Board directors, external vice president, president Greater Glen Burnie Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1969-1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Board directors, external vice president, president Greater Glen Burnie Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1969-1972. President Public School 26 Parent-Teachers Association, Governor's Island, New York, 1983-1984.

Membership

Member United States Naval Institute, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Carpentry; water sports.

Connections

Married Karin Lapsley Friis, May 1, 1971. Children– Katy Lyn, Bruce Iain.

father:
Nelson Clinton Fontneau

mother:
Barbara Jean (Marshall) Fontneau

spouse:
Karin Lapsley Friis

children:
Bruce Iain Fontneau

Katy Lyn Fontneau