Thomas B. Crowley Jr. Appointed Manager, Red & White Fleet
Thomas B. Crowley Jr. has been appointed general manager of Red & White Fleet, a business unit of Crowley Maritime Corporation, according to an announcement by Ronald M. Duckhorn, vice president, harbor and passenger services, for Crowley's Pacific Division. Red & White Fleet operates 10 passenger boats ranging in capacity from 150 to 650 passengers, in numerous ferry services in the San Francisco Bay Area, including commuter and excursion ferry services, Bay cruises and charters. Scheduled services carry passengers between San Francisco and Tiburon, Sausalito, Vallejo, Oakland, Alameda, and Alcatraz and Angel Islands.
Red & White Fleet evolved from the original company founded in 1892 by Thomas Crowley Jr.'s grandfather, Thomas Crowley, utilizing an 18-foot rowboat to ferry goods and sailors back and forth from ships anchored in the Bay. Today, Crowley Maritime Corporation, with headquarters in Oakland, Calif., is one of the world's leading providers of marine transportation and related services.
Thomas B. Crowley Jr. has spent the last three years in an extensive management training program involving both of the corporation's operating divisions, the Pacific Division, based in Seattle, and the Atlantic Division in Jacksonville, Fla