Patrick Murphy has been President of Blue & Gold Fleet, L.P., the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest and premier provider of Bay Cruises and ferry service.
Murphy grew up in the Maritime business. His father, Roger Murphy, founded Blue & Gold Fleet in 1979. Patrick Murphy began his career at Blue & Gold Fleet in 1982, working part-time in the Box Office and as a Deckhand before moving to a full-time Deckhand position in 1994. Murphy received his United States Coast Guard’s license in 1995 and was promoted to Captain in 1996. In 2005, Murphy advanced to Blue & Gold Fleet Operations Manager, and then to Director of Operations in 2009. Murphy became President of Blue & Gold Fleet in 2016.
Murphy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California and a business Administration degree from Southern New Hampshire University. He is on the Board for the Passenger Vessel Association Western and is active on the Inland Boatman’s Union National Health and Pension Board. Murphy was also Chairman of the San Francisco Bay Harbor Safety Committee and a past member of the Ferry Operator Work Group.
Murphy currently resides in the East Bay with his wife and their two daughters