John M. Hughes
685 Bent Tree Road, Oriental, NC 28571
Phone: (252) 617-2397


  • 1982 – 2011: Owner and operator of J.M. Hughes Co., Ltd., a marine survey firm located in
Philadelphia. Scope of services involved commercial vessel inspections and cargo surveys,
including yachts as cargo. We also provided consultation for marine casualty claims and expert
testimony in federal court.


  • 1974 – 1982: Worked as a marine surveyor for several firms including American Marine
Services, (1976–1978), and International Marine (1978-1982). Duties included performance of
various types of marine surveys.

  • 1973: – Honorable discharge form US Army – Military Police

  • 1974: – Completed bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg State University, PA



Continuing Education:


Small craft related courses include:

  • 2015 - ABYC Technical Certification - Marine Systems                
  • 2012 Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Certification
  • 2012 – ABYC Standards Recertification
  • 2011 – ABYC Corrosion Course, Annapolis, MD
  • 2010 – ABYC Basic Electrical Course, Annapolis, MD
  • 2006 – Graduate with honors from Chapman’s School of Small Craft Surveying, Stewart, FL
  • 2006 – ABYC Standards Accreditation
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