Our entire team, from the executives and administrators to the foremen, supervisors and experienced craftsmen, take pride in their work and our ability to give you the assurance that your job will be completed in good order. The experience of our people has built our reputation for completing jobs on schedule and within budget.

We also offer a first class traveling crew that will travel to your location and have affiliates throughout the country that we can call on to help you.

U nder the guidance of the executive group, the Hendry family of companies is focused on maintaining and growing current business lines while keeping an eye toward future opportunities for expansion and diversification. Our team continues to foster a relationship-based marketing and sales strategy, allowing it to build upon and maximize the substantial, long-term industry relationships and the solid reputation of the Hendry family and the executive team.


Long-time maritime executive John Gallagher has more than 40-years experience in management, naval engineering, ship construction and ship repair. He is a graduate of the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture.  During his career, Gallagher has worked on a mix of government and commercial clients, including the US Department of Defense, United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense, Rolls Royce North America, British Maritime Technology, and Raytheon.

“I’m excited and honored to join Gulf Marine to help them build on their success,” said Gallagher. “Gulf Marine and Hendry Marine are well-known and widely respected for their quality work. I look forward to working with this great shipyard for many years to come.”

John is a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) and a fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). He is also a member of Executive Board, SNAME Chesapeake Section.


Pancho “Skeeter” Miguel, Vice President, Estimating.  Skeeter has grown up in the ship repair industry having come to work right out of high school. In high school, he was an honor student (member of the National Honor Society) and was active in athletics.  He has served in most crafts and understands what it takes to get a job done.  He has worked preparing bids for Gulf Marine since 1989 and proven himself as a valuable member of our team.


Ronald Wyatt, Vice President, Production.  Ronnie has emerged from a rigger and crane operator to Vice President through many and various duties he has carried out with excellence through his 40 years of service.  Ronnie oversees the Ship Superintendents and the production crews that work on your vessels, ensuring the quality and on time delivery that we are known for.


We are proud of the people who service as Ship Superintendents and supervise the work on your vessels. All of them have years of experience. They are a good mixture of youthful energy and vast experience. Their careers range from 10 years to 40 years.