Dredging Contractors of America

William G. Gahagan, P.E. passed away on November 14, 2019, one month shy of his 90th birthday.

Dredging Pioneer William G. Gahagan Dies at 89

By Dredging Contractors of America 2019-11-16 15:16:50

William G. Gahagan, P.E. passed away on November 14, 2019, one month shy of his 90th birthday. Gahagan was a dedicated lifelong pioneer and leader in the dredging industry. An engineer by schooling and trade, his family started Gahagan Overseas Construction Company (later the Gahagan Dredging Corporation), becoming a leading international dredging contractor from its origin in 1898.  Gahagan Dredging developed and pioneered the use of spider barges and hydraulic unloaders. Gahagan later headed-up Gahagan Dredging where the company was...

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