Harry McCarthy – Senior Captain
Harry comes from a family of Watermen. He joins his Father and Uncle as Doggetts Coat & Badge Race winners. Harry won his race in 2014.
Harry qualified as a captain in 2013 (full BML with LPV & Oil Cargo) and gained experience as a captain with various companies. He joined Thames Marine Services in April 2016 in the Captain role. He is experienced in captaining the Armador II, the Conquestor and the Heiko.
Max Wilson – Captain
Max is from a large family of Thames Waterman and has spent most of his adult life working on the river. He enjoyed a few years living overseas where he took break from his apprenticeship. Upon his return in 2016 Max gained his BML and Oil Cargo endorsement with Thames Marine Services. He has worked on many different vessels on the Thames from small work boats up to some of the largest passenger boats.
Jerry McCarthy – Captain and Designated Person Ashore
Jerry comes from long line of traditional waterman and started his career on the river in 1985. Over the past 33 years Jerry has worked in all aspects of the marine industry on the Thames including passengers, rough goods and watering. Jerry along with his nephew and brother is a winner of Doggett’s coat and badge (1992) and in 2007 was made a Waterman to Her Majesty the Queen.
Paul Hastings – Captain
Paul came from a construction background of more than 12 years’ experience, but had an interest in working on boats which started with powerboat racing with his Dad.
In 2010 Paul went afloat on the Thames and gained his BML in 2016. His river experience included working in many areas from mechanical repairs to captain of smaller vessels. This experience led to Paul to being the safety boat fleet engineer for the European games in 2015 in Baku.
He joined the team at Thames Marine Services in January 2017 as a crew member and was promoted in May 2018 to the role of Captain. He has experience Captaining the Conquestor and Heiko.
Paul’s proudest moment was being part of the jubilee pageant.
Max Carter-Miller – Relief Captain
Max joined Thames Marine Services in January 2017 as an apprentice waterman. Since then, he has gone on to compete in the annual Barge Race and Sculling weekends with Waterman’s Hall, winning most improved sculler at Henley 2017. He completed his apprenticeship with Thames Marine Services in 2020 and has since been made up to Captain, whilst he continues to work alongside our other experienced Captains.
Jonathan Angus – Marine Engineer / Marine Engineering Manager/ Project Manager
Jonathan holds a 20+ year background in the marine engineering industry. He has also held various other roles, including managing a ships chandlery, working as chief in the super yacht industry, managing builds & refits and has worked with TMS since 2018, initially as our fleet engineer and then naturally grew into providing engineering services to our private and commercial customers, meaning TMS extended their services and took on a separate engineer to work on our own fleet.
Kyle Biginton – Fleet Engineer
Kyle joined TMS in 2019 to assist the growing marine engineering department. He now manages the engineering for the TMS Fleet. Kyle has 15+ years’ experience as a Marine Engineer working for various companies on the river Thames as well as working overseas covering the leisure, commercial and environmental sectors.
Trina Jones – Office Manager / PA
Trina manages the running of the Thames Marine Services office and its staff, and assists the Directors in their day to day business. She has been with the company since its conception; Her first duty was to set up the office and running of the business in September 2015.
Elle Burridge – Customer Services Co-Ordinator
Elle joined the office team in April 2018 as a Trainee Office Administrator. Shadowing and learning from the office manager and learning the office administration role as her first step into working in an office environment. Her role has developed to a Customer Services focus and Elle looks after booking all the customers in for their deliveries and liaising with the crew to oversee a smooth and efficient service to our customers.