Cadet Spotlight: Meet 4/C Dean Petrie (MTRA - Maywood, New Jersey)


Meet 4/C: Dean Petrie, a Marine Transportation from Maywood, New Jersey, a suburb of New York City.

Dean attended St. Peter Academy and St. Joseph Regional High School

After spending many summers on Cape Cod; Dean developed a passion with anything having to do with the ocean. He enjoys fishing, swimming, sailing, and boating.  Also, his grandparents would take him out on their boat on a lake near their house in New Jersey.


Dean’s dad’s family has a tie to maritime history.  He is continuing the tradition.

Dean as a child driving a boat.
dean in a kayak wearing life jacket.