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U.S. Lines Names Pert
For Eastern Division
Leonard H. Pert has been named manager-operations for the United
States Lines Eastern Division, it was announced by William J. Kee- 1y, Eastern Division vice president of the company.
In his new post, Mr. Pert will di- rect operations at all the company's
Eastern Seaboard installations, in- cluding1 the port terminals at Port
Elizabeth, Philadelphia, Baltimore,
Norfolk and Savannah. He will have jurisdiction over all port man- agers, and will ibe responsible for all
East Coast freight activities, with the exception of sales.
Mr. Pert, who will report to Mr.
Keely, had been assistant marine superintendent for marine opera- tions. Since joining United States
Lines in 1956, he has held various managerial positions for company terminals in New York and Lon- don.
Born in England, he served with distinction with the British Royal
Navy during World War II. He served aboard many military con- voy vessels in the North Atlantic,
Pacific and the Mediterranean, and was decorated at Buckingham Pal- ace in 1943, as a Member of the
Order of the British Empire.
Leonard H. Pert
United States Lines operates an all-modern fleet of 30 vessels serv- ing various areas of the world. Six- teen high-speed high-capacity con- tainerships maintain a 15,000-mile
Tri-Continent Service between Eu- rope, the East and West Coasts of the United States, Hawaii, Guam, and the Far East. The company also has 14 fast Challenger-class general cargo vessels engaged in commercial and chartered services in the trans-Atlantic and trans-
San Diego Marine
For Navy Fuel Barges
San Diego Marine Construction
Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Campbell' Industries (AMSE), has announced a construction con- tract for four Navy fuel barges totaling approximately $800,000.
The announcement was made by
Robert M. Stander, a Campbell vice president and general manager of
San Diego Marine.
Under terms of the contract, the company will be construction sub- contractor to' Brown Minneapolis
Tank and Fabricating Co. of' St.
Paul, Minn., for building the four multipurpose, non-self - propelled
YON (Yard Oil Non-self-propelled) fuel barges; They will be delivered to the Commander, Long Beach Na- val Shipyard, for harbor fuel trans- portation.
The barges are of a new design in the .YON-245 class. Each will be capable of carrying- any of five dif- ferent varieties of fuel, with a. ca- pacity of up to 1,500 tons. The craft will be 165 feet long, 40 feet wide, and 11 feet high.
Deliveries of the first two 'barges are scheduled for September 1 and
October 1, 1974. The third and fourth will be delivered by January and February 1975.
Names President And
Chairman Of Board
George E. Coorssen has 'been ap- pointed president and chief execu- tive officer of the Henschel Corpor- ation, of which he has been vice president and treasurer since 1949.
He succeeds his brother Norman
H. Coorssen, who has been named chairman of the board.
Henschel Corporation of Ames- bury, Mass., is a unit of, General
Signal Corporation and a leading maker of shipboard intercommuni- cations systems.
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