Hank grew up in New Bedford, Mass., where he developed a lifelong love of the sea. He graduated from Exeter, where he played soccer, hockey, and lacrosse. At Princeton, he majored in chemical engineering, ate at Elm Club, and was a member of the sailing and yacht clubs.
After earning a master’s degree in ocean engineering from the University of Hawaii, he embarked on a distinguished career in engineering and construction management, overseeing projects in Europe, the Middle and Far East, North Africa, and both U.S. coasts. He served as president of Mitchell Management Systems and then T.Y. Lin International. Most recently, he was an engineer at Bath Iron Works.
For the last 40 years he lived in various Maine coastal towns, spending time sailing, restoring old boats, building model ships, and studying navigation. He left instructions to spread his ashes on the waters off the Maine coast.
Hank is survived by his wife, Cynthia Harris; daughters Amy and Jennifer; grandsons Macklin and Ronin; and brother Ralph. The class extends its condolences to them all.