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On The Waterfront With NNS' Director Of Ship Repair

Newport News Shipbuilding has been the recipient of several high-profile cruise ship repair projects of late, including the Millennium fix detailed on the previous page. The person responsi- ble for ensuring that the jobs enter and exit NNS' mammoth facilities — on time,


Midshipmen Hear Panel Of Four Discuss Offshore Drilling Careers For USMMA Graduates

A panel of four members of the offshore drilling industry was present on the evening of December 11, 1973, at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to discuss and answer questions concerning the career opportunities in this rapidly expanding field.

Peterson Builders Lays Keel For Second Of Three Mine Countermeasure Ships

Keel-laying for MCM-3 Sentry, took place recently at Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wise. This ceremony marked the second keel-laying of the three mine countermeasure ships under contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command at PBI. In addition to the MCM construction contracts,

Lockheed Launches U.S. Navy Dock Landing Ship 'Germantown' Ahead Of Schedule

Lockheed Shipbuilding Company, Seattle, Wash, recently launched the U.S. Navy dock landing ship Germantown (LSD-42) five weeks ahead of schedule. The 609-foot amphibious assault ship was christened by Mrs. Barbara Kelley, wife of Gen. P.X. Kelley, Commandant of the U.

Peterson Builders Delivers ARS-51, Grasp, To Navy

Peterson Builders, Inc. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., held successful acceptance trails for the second 225- foot steel vessel of the new class of Navy Auxiliary Rescue/Salvage ships, ARS-51, Grasp. The trial included included performance tests for all ship systems and operational equipment.

MMC Unveils A Versatile New Portable Sonic Tank Gauging Tape For Inventory Control

Vital tank gauging information essential to accurate liquid inventory control is the primary purpose of the new MMC Portable ' Sonic INTERFACE Tape. This versatile, precision instrument combines ullage and interface measurements in one simple operation.

USCG Uses Faster, Easier Stud Welding System —Literature Available

A new teak deck, expected to reduce maintenance and improve appearance, was installed recently on the Eagle, the U.S. Coast Guard training ship. Three-inch-thick teak planks were secured to the steel deck by Nelson stud welding — a semi-automatic

95th Anniversary of the Burning of General Slocum

The annual ceremony will be held on Friday, June 15, 2003, at 11 a.m., in the playground at Tompkins Square Park, East 9th street and Avenue B. Manhattan, by the Slocum Memorial Fountain. The burning of the excursion steamer GENERAL SLOCUM, is the

N a v y Commissions USS A v e n g e r, Its N e w M i n e Countermeasure Ship, At Peterson Builders

— L i t e r a t u r e O f f e r e d— The first of the U.S. Navy's newest class of mine counter-measure ship, USS Avenger (MCM-1) was recently commissioned at the yard of her builder, Peterson Builders, Inc. (PBI), in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Mrs. Sybil Bailey Stockdale,

PBI Launches MCM-10, USS Warrior, Seventh in Series Of 11 For Navy; Lays Keel For MCM-12, USS Ardent

The 224-foot wooden mine countermeasure ship MCM-10 was recently launched at the yard of Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The sponsor of the ship, Penelope L. Nyquist, wife of Vice Adm. John W. Nyquist, christened the ship Warrior.

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