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Haig And Hayward Honored At Navy League Annual Dinner

Guests of honor at the recent 76th Anniversary Dinner (shown above) of the Navy League of the United States, New York Council, were Gen. Alexander M. Haig Jr. (since nominated by Presidentelect Reagan to be Secretary of State in the coming Administration), and Adm.

 

Year-End Report

The rapid momentum of American shipbuilding-, initiated with the enactment of legislation in 1970 (the Merchant Marine Act of 1970), designed to restore the United States to a position of prominence and substance among world maritime powers, continued to accelerate in 1973.

Giant Aluminum LNG Sphere 12 Stories High Arrives At General Dynamics Quincy Yard

A giant aluminum sphere 12 stories high and weighing 850 tons recently arrived at General Dynamics Quincy, Mass., shipyard. The sphere's journey started on December 3, 1976, from General Dynamics sphere fabrication facility, Charleston, S.C., on the specially built barge Hercules,

Hope/Progressive Yard Delivers Patrol Boat To Bolivian Navy

The 67-foot patrol boat Santa Cruz de la Sierra (shown above) was christened at a recent ceremony held at the Hope/Progressive shipyard in Houma, La. The new vessel, ordered by the Naval Forces of the Republic of Bolivia, was built under contract with Napco International Inc.

Sandwiched Composites Offer Promise For Marine Industry

Last autumn leading researchers gathered at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) conference to discuss, among other things, the properties and possibilities of increasing the utilization of lightweight honeycomb sandwiched between

Aluminum Industry Continues Support for the Marine Market

As part of the ongoing effort by the aluminum industry to eliminate potential problems in the selection of aluminum alloys for the marine market. The Aluminum Association has reserved the HI 16 and H321 tempers for wrought products in the 5xxx

Admiral Benkert Elected President Of AIMS

The election of Rear Adm. William M. Benkert, USCG (ret.), to be president of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping (AIMS) was announced by Adrian S. Hooper, chairman of the board of AIMS and IOT Corporation. Admiral Benkert will succeed James J.

Gibbs & Cox Names Stark Assistant VP

James J. Convy, chairman of the board, Gibbs & Cox, Inc., New York, N.Y., one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural firms, recently announced the appointment of Capt. Robert E. Stark as assistant vice president. Captain Stark joined Gibbs & Cox, Inc.

Development Of Polaris Sub Discussed At ASNE New England Meeting

"The Concept and Preliminary Design of the Polaris Submarine" was the subject of a presentation by Capt. Harry Jackson (USNret.) at a recent meeting of the Southern New England Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers. Captain Jackson

Uniflite Awarded Contract For 42-Foot Explosive Disposal Training Boat

A 42-foot explosive ordnance disposal training boat valued at $218,500 has been ordered by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command from Uniflite, Inc., fiberglass boat manufacturer of Bellingham, Wash., and Swansboro, N.C., according to James J. Doud Jr.

 
 
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