The Shearer Group adds to team

Written by Marine Log Staff
Ryan Hentschel joins shear group naval architect foirm

Ryan Hentschel

The Shearer Group, Inc. (TSGI), a Houston-based specialist in the design of inland towboats, ferries and barges, reports that Ryan Hentschel has joined the firm as a naval architect.

Hentschel holds a Naval Engineers degree and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where hls studies focused on naval construction and marine engineering with an emphasis in naval ship design, systems engineering, and DoD acquisition. He is also a certified Engineer-In-Training in the state of Texas.

Hentschel began his career at Texas A&M University at Galveston where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering Technology and received a commission in the U.S. Navy in 2012.

Most recently, Hentschel served as the Docking Officer of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, where he oversaw the drydocking/undocking of various vessels including fast attack submarines and Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. While at the shipyard, he also worked as a Deputy Project Manager for the USS Charlotte (SSN-766) engineered overhaul, a deputy project manager for the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) pier side repair availability (SRA), and he earned his qualification as an Engineering Duty Officer (EDO). Before becoming an EDO, Ryan served as a Surface Warfare Officer (SWO) on two different ships. He served as the Weapons and Supply Officer on the USS Shamal (PC-13) and as the Main Propulsion and Auxiliaries’ Officer on the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93)

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