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Dr. Raymond E. Ashley

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Maritime Museum of San Diego
1492 North Harbor Drive
San Diego , California 92101
United States

Company Description: The Maritime Museum of San Diego makes her historic ships available for having corporate events, private events, team building programs, tall ship sailing charters...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D.
  • PhD , History
    Duke University
  • BA , Anthropology
    UCSD
  • MA , Maritime History and Museum Studies
    East Carolina University
  • BA , anthropology
    Duke University
  • MA , maritime history and underwater research
    Duke University
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Dr. Ray Ashley
President/CEO of the San Diego Maritime Museum. Growing up in San Diego, he became director of the San Diego Maritime Museum in 1995. He holds a BA in Anthropology from UCSD, an MA in Maritime History and Museum Studies from East Carolina University, and a PhD in History from Duke University, specializing in the history of science, technology and medicine. He has taught courses in history and archeology at UCSD and USD, has published papers in American Neptune and a number of other professional journals, and writes a quarterly column for the Maritime Museum's peer reviewed journal Mains'l Haul. In 1978, Ray spent four months voyaging through the islands of French Polynesia and later he returned to these magical islands with his wife on their South Pacific Voyages. Ray was also 1st mate and lecturer on the culture of Polynesia on an inter-island cruise ship. He looks forward to returning to the Tuamotus and Marquesas and sharing his expertise on the cultures and history of the islands.
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Ray Ashley
Kettenburg Boat Works and Owners Association
www.kettenburgboats.com, 28 Jan 2015 [cached]
Gracious SDMM Board members, at the suggestion of Paul Kettenburg and SDMM Executive Director Mr. Ray Ashley, unanimously approved the transfer.
Tall Ships America: Board of Directors: Ashley
www.sailtraining.org, 8 Oct 2014 [cached]
Dr. Raymond Ashley Tall Ships America: Board of Directors: Ashley
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Raymond Ashley
Dr. Ray Ashley is Executive Director and Curator of Ships for the San Diego Maritime Museum. Growing up in San Diego, he became director of the San Diego Maritime Museum in 1995, and in the time since has been fortunate to oversee a phenomenal period of growth in that institution. He holds a BA in Anthropology from UCSD, an MA in Maritime History and Museum Studies from East Carolina University, and a PhD in History from Duke University, specializing in the history of science, technology and medicine. He teaches university courses in maritime history, underwater archeology, and museum studies for UCSD and USD. He has published papers in American Neptune and a number of other professional journals, is an author for the American Maritime History Project, and writes a quarterly column for the Maritime Museum's peer reviewed journal Mains'l Haul.
Dr. Ashley has been sailing for most of his life. Since spending his senior year in high school at sea in the oceanographic research schooner Westward he has sailed tens of thousands of miles across oceans in vessels ranging from 25' sloops to big square riggers. Before joining the museum he supervised the construction, restoration, and rigging of several large vessels and taught classroom and underway courses in sailing, navigation, and seamanship. He is a licensed captain for sail, steam and auxiliary vessels of 200 tons domestic (500 tons international) registry, is the Star of India's navigator and sails as relief captain for the other vessels of the Museum's active fleet including the State tallship Californian, steam yacht Medea, and Pilot.
Dr. Ashley is a member of many civic and professional organizations and serves on the Board of the Council of American Maritime Museums, Sea Education Association, North American Society for Oceanic History, Tall Ships America, Cabrillo Festival, and the San Diego Port Tenants Association. Dr. Ashley is also a museums specialist consultant for Northwest Seaport in Seattle, a consultant on ship preservation and interpretation for the National Park Service, and in early 2006 was appointed to First Lady Laura Bush's Preserve America Summit.
He lives in Chula Vista with his wife Carlynn (with whom he sailed a 25' boat through the South Pacific) and daughters Brienne and Neva.
Program Director - Raymond E. ...
www.sdmaritime.org, 10 April 2015 [cached]
Program Director - Raymond E. Ashley, Ph.D. is the President and CEO of the Maritime Museum of San Diego and a long time member of the maritime community. Dr. Ashley came to his present position in 1996 following a career that includes experience in ship preservation, conservation, shipbuilding, historical scholarship, publication and teaching at the university and community college levels. Dr. Ashley is a licensed shipmaster with sixty thousand miles of open ocean experience in command of a variety of vessels and rigs. He has sailed on Star of India as navigator for 21 of her modern voyages. He received a BA in anthropology from the University of California at San Diego, an MA in maritime history and underwater research from East Carolina University, and a Ph.D. in the history of science and technology from Duke University. Dr. Ashley received the 1994 Lothrop Award from The American Neptune for the year's best contribution to the field of maritime history for The Search for Longitude and is currently co-authoring a book with four other historians on the history of the American Merchant Marine. He is also preparing to publish a work on the relationship between science and seafaring in the eighteenth century titled Longitude and Scurvy: The Problem-Solving Art. Dr. Ashley serves on the boards of the Council of American Maritime Museums, California Association of Museums, Cabrillo Festival, Sail Pacific Foundation, and the Port Tenants Association.
About Sailing Events Association San Diego - America's Cup in San Diego in 2017
www.sea-sandiego.org, 13 Feb 2015 [cached]
Dr. Ray Ashley Ph.D., Secretary and Board member President of the Maritime Museum of San Diego.
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