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A New View

Advanced photo analysis helps prove midget subs role in Pearl Harbor attack For years, forensic historians relied on survivor and eyewitness testimonies and, if available, material testing or intelligence reports to help gather evidence to piece together an event.


NCAA Chapter Awards Honorary Membership To Captain Barnaby

The Naval Air Development Center, Warminister, Pa. Chapter of the Naval Civilian Administrators Association recently awarded an honorary membership to Capt. Ralph S. Barnaby, USN (ret.). Captain Barnaby, now 87 years old, has had a long and intimate association

NASSCO Begins Conversion Of First Maritime Pre-Positioning RO/RO

A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of a 126-foot midbody section for the first of three roll-on/roll-off (RO/ RO) ships that are being converted into Maritime Pre-Positioning Ships for charter to the U.

ASNE Northern New England Section Elects Officers—Speaker Compares USSR And U.S. Warship Design Practice

The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Northern New England Section elected a new slate of officers for 1977 at a recent dinner/meeting held at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Officer's Club. Harold Neville was elected to helm the section as chairman; Bob Hockenhull,

Admiral D.G. Iselin Joins Raymond Unit

Rear Adm. Donald G. Iselin, USN (ret.), has been elected group vice president of Kaiser Engineers, Inc., Houston, Texas, a subsidiary of Raymond International Inc., according to Henry F. LeMieux, chairman and chief executive officer of the parent firm.

Southeast Shipyard Association Elects Fitzgerald President

Jean Fitzgerald, president of Tracor Marine, Inc., Port Everglades, Fla., has been elected president of the Southeast Shipyard Association. Tracor Marine, Inc. is a marine technical services organization which maintains an industrial shipyard and fleet of oceanographic research vessels.

Use Of Helicopter To Install 18 Tank Cleaning Machines Saves Operator $37,000 And Time

How can 18 tank cleaning machines for crude oil washing be permanently retrofitted onboard a 101,500-dwt ore/bulk/oil carrier when its decks have too many hatches to use sheerlegs and the sea is too rough to use a floating crane? The superintendent

Economical Gas Turbine Paper Presented At ASNE Meeting In Groton

The Southern New England Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers held its quarterly meeting recently at the New London Naval Submarine Base, Groton, Conn. Norman L. Mac- Intyre of Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. (Essex, Conn.), presented a

Eleven New Members Elected To American Bureau Of Shipping

Eleven maritime executives from six countries were elected Members of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) at the semiannual meeting of the international ship classification society held in New York City. This brings to 385 the number of ABS Members.

American President Lines Names Capt. E.J. McClafferty

American President Lines has named Capt. E.J. McClafferty as managing director- Southwest region. Concurrently, the company announces the appointment of Nassef Z. Kourey as director of marketing-Southwest region. A 16-year veteran of terminal, traffic and vessel operations management at APL,

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