George Peabody Steele
"Retiring in September 1975, VADM Steele joined Interocean Management Corporation (managing ocean-going vessels of various kinds) in Philadelphia, rising to Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. He became majority shareholder of the company in 1982, selling his interest and retiring in 1989.
"He served for eight years as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and in 1986 was elected to serve for a year as Chairman of the Board of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping. He is a former Member of the Board of Managers, and the Management Committee, of the American Bureau of Shipping." 
He was married to the late Betty Leslie-Melville .
Resources and articles
- BIOGRAPHY OF VICE ADMIRAL GEORGE PEABODY STEELE, USN(Ret), accessed June 18, 2010.