Members and guests of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers met on June 2 at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Officer's Club in a joint session with the Puget Sound Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers.
Aluminum Boats, Inc. of Crown Point, La., is constructing an allaluminum, 140-foot, 350-passenger dinner yacht, the Anita Dee II, for Tee Dee Enterprises, Inc., which has operated smaller charter vessels in Chicago for over 12 years. Designed by Aluminum Boats, Inc.
Wilmington Launch Service, Wilmington, Del., has placed in service the new 65-foot shipdocking tug, Tina, which can create controlled thrust while pushing or hauling, fore and aft, even sidestepping, with only one man on deck. This capability is the result of several design innovations.
Ellicott Machine Corporation of Baltimore, marking its centennial this year and well known for its success in dredge manufacturing, has announced the formation of a new subsidiary—Ellicott Engineering, Inc. This new company will provide machining,
A new brochure describing the c o m p a n y ' s line of flush deck hatches is available from Bomar, Inc. These hatches feature a heavy cast aluminum top with reinforcing ribs and a y^-inch-thick base ring. Deck openings of 20-inch diameter and 15 by 24-inch are available,
The Heavy Machinery Division of Western Gear Corporation, 2600 East Imperial Highway, Lynwood, Calif. 90262, received a $3.4-million contract from Deepsea Ventures, Inc., Gloucester Point, Va., to design and build a system of machinery for installation aboard the R/V Deepsea Miner II,
—Literature Available Designed for the commercial market, Sea- Slide is a water-based urethane drag reducing overcoat. It is an easy-to-apply finish that reduces friction between the boat's hull and the surrounding water. It is based on the principle that
The logical alternative to ladders, ship's ladders and spirals, Lapeyre Alternating Tread stairs offer the optimum combination of safety, comfort and space savings. Product features and applications are ex- plained in a new free brochure from Lapeyre Stair Inc.
The Cincinnati Gear Company is offering a free full-color brochure on the large gears and fabricated parts manufactured at their Lebanon, N.J. facility, Plant III. According to the publication, the Lebanon plant will extend Cincinnati Gear's ability
While working with the U.S. Coast Guard and commercial vessel owners on the problem of replacing existing failed equipment, Cospolich Refrigerator Co. Inc. of Kenner, La., engineered and constructed a series of modular refrigerators. The design of these units,