Great Lakes/Great Rivers Section Hears Three Technical Papers At Spring Meeting In Marinette

The spring meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers Section, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, was held at the Holiday Inn in Marinette, Wis., on May 25, 1978, with about 110 registered members and guests. The technical session, following the morning business meeting, dealt with "T-ATFs," 116-169, "The Navy's New Fleet Tugs," by J. Mott. The second paper was entitled "Methods for Assessing Collision Avoidance at Sea," by K.C. Ravenna.

The last paper of the technical session was by T. Lamb, and covered the subject "Engineering Requirements for Modern Shipyards." Following lunch at the Riverside Country Club, a tour of the Marinette Marine Corporation to view the Navy fleet tugs under construction was available for attendees.

The next meeting of the Section will be held on October 12, 1978, at the Continental Regency Hotel in Peoria, 111. Shown above standing, left to right: G. Plude, chairman; T. Stewart, secretary-treasurer; J. Woodward, incoming chairman, and R. Jacobs, vice chairman; seated, left to right: T. Lamb, K. Ravenna, and J. Mott, authors.

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