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Todd Delivers Frigate

Ahead Of Schedule

Guided Missile Frigate USS

Lewis B. Puller (FFG-23) was delivered to the Navy recently after completion of its Post

Shakedown Availability (PSA) by the Los Angeles Division of

Todd Pacific Shipyards Corpora- tion, it was announced recently by Len M. Thorell, vice president and general manager.

Delivery of the Puller on sched- ule was particularly noteworthy in that the Los Angeles Division was able to absorb a 26 percent increase in work scope identified during the PSA without extend- ing the contract completion date, thereby allowing the ship to meet its schedule commitment as planned. The Puller represents the sixth consecutive frigate PSA to be completed on or ahead of contract schedule and significant- ly below estimated cost by the

Los Angeles Division.

Seaward To Supply Buoys

For Middle East Jackups —Literature Available

Seaward International, Inc.,

Falls Church, Va., supplied 16

Sea Float pendant buoys to a worldwide drilling company for use on four jackup rigs sched- uled for service in the Middle


The buoys have a unique square cross section that minimizes the

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A New Two-Way Radio

That Means Business.

At the head of the tow or in the pilothouse, Standard Com- munications' 831S VHF radio provides a rugged superior two-way radio where it's needed the most. Equipped for up to 6 channel operation, the 831S is approved for all marine applications. It develops up to 3 watts RF output power switchable to 1 watt for in-port operation.

The 831S is also available in Factory Mutual approved In- trinsically Safe VHF and UHF versions.

For additional information on the 831S Horizon/6 Hand- held Radio, contact Rivertronics, Inc., P.O. Box 247, God- frey, IL 62035, (618) 463-1440, or mail the coupon below. 831S Horizon/6 VHF mtrinsicany safe.

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ADDRESS- hazard of their rolling around on the deck of the workboat during handling operations. The Sea

Floats are being supplied with a 6-inch hawse pipe so that a wire rope can be passed through them.

Company literature describes the buoys as having 5,000 pounds net buoyancy. They can support 175 feet of 1.5-inch wire and are used as anchor marker buoys in water depths to 150 feet. The buoys have an overall height of 7 feet 9 inches and are 5 feet square at the water line.

The buoys are constructed of the same closed-cell plastic foams as Seaward's other Sea Floats, with a steel interior frame for strength.

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Free Brochure Describes 48 Models Of Allied

Hydraulic Marine Cranes

Allied Marine Crane of Port- land, Ore., a division of Allied

Systems Co., is offering a free product brochure covering its line of hydraulic marine cranes.

The brochure describes the fea- tures of the 48 standard models of both double tapered box boom and telescopic boom cranes that are available in capacities from 6 to 90 tons. Representative pho- tos, dimensional drawings, capac- ity tables, and optional equip- ment also are included.

The cranes are designed, man- ufactured, and distributed by

Allied specifically for use in ma- rine applications such as on ships, barges, at dock side, on offshore rigs and production platforms, and on workboats.

All models are engineered and constructed to provide trouble- free performance, low mainte- nance and longer marine life un- der the harshest, salt laden ma- rine conditions.

Allied Marine Crane is an en- gineering intensive organization operating in a newly constructed 40,000-square-foot plant. Much of the production consists of cranes custom built for specific applica- tions.

Other products being furnished to the marine industry are diesel/ hydraulic and electro/hydraulic power packages and deck equip- ment such as mooring winches and davits.

Allied Marine Crane is an ap- proved American Petroleum In- stitute manufacturer and can supply certification and approv- als as required by American Bu- reau of Shipping, U.S. Coast

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