Ryan & Walsh Form Stevedoring Firm For Mid-Gulf Coastal Area

Formation of a new stevedoring operation in the mid-Gulf coastal region has been announced by the two participating companies. T o be known as Ryan-Walsh Stevedoring Company, Inc., it is the joint enterprise of Ryan Stevedoring Co., and Walsh Stevedoring Co., both with main offices in Mobile, Ala., and each having deep-rooted association with shipping activity in the Gulf area.

Gregory L. Leatherbury has been named president of the new company, E.B. Peebles Jr., senior executive vice president, and William D. Walsh and James A. Crosland executive vice presidents.

Ryan-Walsh will maintain executive offices at Mobile, with other offices in New Orleans, La., Gulfport and Pascagoula, Miss., Pensacola and Panama City, F-la., and Georgetown, S.C.

Container Services International, Southern Steamship Agency, and Southern Marine Services, Inc., all former subsidiaries of Ryan, become subsidiaries of the newly merged company, according to the announcement.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 31,  Apr 1974

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