January 4, 1982 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

John T. Gilbride Jr. Named "Man Of The Year" By Puget Sound Port Engineers

The Society of Puget Sound Port Engineers named John T.

Gilbride Jr. of Todd Pacific Shipyards "Man of the Year" for 1981 at its recent annual banquet.

Mr. Gilbride, vice president and general manager of Todd's Seattle, Wash., facility since 1979, has been active in local maritime affairs since 1968.

The Society i n s t i t u t e d the award early in its history to honor the man or men, not necessarily society members, deemed to have rendered outstanding service to the society or to local maritime affairs in the course of the year.

Mr. Gilbride, the thirty-fourth to be so honored, also received the brass ship's clock and barometer on a teak base that has been the traditional gift to the honoree since 1969.

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