Bellingham Marine announced the death of John D. Colonel on January 10th in his home in York Pennsylvania.
The 62-year-old Mr. Colonel retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief Petty Officer after 23 years of service and in 1993 went to work for the Southeast Division of Bellingham Marine world-wide marina builder.
He participated in the design and construction of well over 300 marinas during his time at Bellingham Marine. His works can be found up and down the Eastern Seaboard and in numerous U.S Coast Guard and Navy facilities. A few of John’s most notable projects include E.R. Strait Marina Norfolk Yacht Club Port Covington Bachelor’s Point Philadelphia Marine Center and most recently Glen Cove Ferry Terminal.