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Peterson Builders Launches Another Minecountermeasure Ship, MCM-3

The third of a new class of mine countermeasure ships, the MCM-3 Sentry, was launched and christened recently at Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wise. The Sentry is the second MCM of the Avenger class to be launched at Peterson. Peterson

 

ASNE So. New England Section Meeting Features Discussion Of Polar-Class Icebreakers

The quarterly meeting of the American Society of Naval Engineers, Southern New England Section, was held recently at the U.S. Submarine Base in Groton, Conn. Chairman Capt. Don Kern, USN (ret.), presided over the meeting. Lt. Comdr. Michael Goodwin,

89th SNAME Annual Meeting

The 89th Annual Meeting of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers will convene at The New York Hilton Hotel, New York, N.Y. on November 19-21, 1981. "This is by far the Society's largest annual event," stated John J. Nachtsheim, president of the Society,

Unique Mini-Liner Nearing Completion At Bender Shipbuilding Yard In Mobile

Richard M. Scudder, president of Hyannis Harbor Tours, Inc., has announced that Coastwise Cruise Line, a new service of his corporation, is building a new mini-cruise liner, 150-passenger the Pilgrim Belle, at Bender Shipbuilding and Repair Company, Inc.

Marine coatings & corrosion control

Spurred by the tremendous rise in all marine costs during the past eight years, many suppliers of marine paint have developed sophisticated antifouling coatings to keep a ship's hull smooth and free of marine organisms, thereby reducing fuel consumption.

UPDATE ON FY 1986 NAVY PROGRAMS

On 19 December Congress passed a continuing resolution providing defense program appropriations for FY 1986. It provides total obligational authority of $281 billion for defense programs. The Administration had requested $304 billion and last year's defense appropriation was $278 billion.

Call For Papers For Conference On Advanced Marine Systems

The Intersociety Advanced Marine Vehicles Conference and Exhibit, which will be held June 5-8, 1989 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Crystal City, Washington, D.C., is soliciting unclassified abstracts and papers on a wide range of topics related to advanced marine systems.

Trinity Marine Group To Build Navy Oceanographic Research Ship

The Trinity Marine Group has been awarded a $20.9-million contract by the U.S. Navy to build a 263-foot oceanographic research ship. The 3,200-ton, diesel electric, dynamically positioned AGOR-23 will be operated by the University of Washington.

Navigation & Communications Equipment Review

Through recent technology breakthroughs and advancements, the leading manufacturers of marine electronics are constantly introducing innovative products in an effort to make navigation safer and more precise, and communications faster and easier.

U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats To Use Omnithruster Hydrojet Systems

According to Omnithruster Inc. president Charles M. Aker, three new U.S. Navy YTT Class torpedo and mine testing vessels will be equipped with Omnithruster hydrojet maneuvering and propulsion systems. McDermott Shipyard, Amelia, La., has contracted

 
 
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