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Adm. Rea Commander
Third USCG District
President Nixon has nominated
Rear Adm. William F. Rea III to command the Coast Guard's Atlan- tic Area and Third District, head- quartered on Governors Island,
N.Y., with the rank of vice admiral.
Pending Senate confirmation, Ad- miral Rea will relieve Vice Adm.
B.F. Engel, who will retire in June after 36 years of service. Admiral
Engel"has feeen the Area and Dis- trict Commander since June 1970.
Admiral Rea, 55 years old and a specialist in enforcing Coast Guard shipboard and personnel safety standards for the U.S. merchant marine, was in charge of the New
York Coast Guard Marine Inspec- tion Office at Battery Park from 1964 to 1967. He is now Chief of the Merchant Marine Safety Office at Coast Guard Headquarters in
A 1941 graduate of the Coast
Guard Academy in New London,
Conn., Admiral Rea's career high- lights include a one-year stint in
South Korea, training that coun- try's Coast Guard; a two-year assignment as Commander of the
Ninth Coast Guard 'District on the
Great Lakes, for which he won the
Meritorious Service Medal, and his present job, for which he was awarded the Legion of Merit in De- cember of last year.
First, judge a shipbuilder by what it's done.
Since 1921 we have been designing and building marine equipment and systems for operation all over the world. 1. We built the world's first offshore drilling tender. It brought in Louisiana's first tideland oil discovery. 2. We built the first self-propelled drilling ships in the world. Four of them.
They continue to set r . standards of oper- i ational success. j 3. We built a tug/barge container system for the distri- bution of products to shallow-water ports in the Caribbean. Then we built a 208-foot roll-on/roll-off trailership to make the first system even better. 4. We built the world's first LASH barges and we built the world's first
SEABEE barges. •
Now we are the largest builder any where of these major components in a new trans- portation system that is changing the living habits of millions of people.
And we continue to create change in the ocean industries.
Then, judge it by what it's doing.
We are one of the largest builders in the world of a great variety of vessels and marine equipment. 1. We're building offshore towing and supply ships for major companies working in oil fields throughout the world.
Ships designed and constructed for efficient anchor handling and rig towing and the carrying of bulk and liquid cargo. 2. The crewboats we're build- ing are in operation in every offshore oil and gas producing area. Lake Maracaibo. Cook
Inlet. Southeast Asia. The
Persian Gulf The Gulf of Mexico. High- speed vessels meeting drilling, exploration, and production schedules every day carrying men and cargo. 3. We're building oil barges, deck cargo barges, liquid cargo barges, pipelaying barges, dredge tenders,
LASH switch- ing boats, ocean-going and harbor tugs, fire tugs, and staging tugs. Offshore quarters units and derricks. 4. We have improved and expanded our facilities to build bigger and better vessels, and to stay on the leading edge of change.
We built the marine equipment and systems that the ocean industries grew up on.
We're continuing to build them to keep the ocean industries growing.
Equitable Equipment Company, Inc.
P. 0. Box 8001, New Orleans, Louisiana 70182 504/947-0631 • Cable: EQUITY • Telex: 058-354
A subsidiary of Trinity Industries, Inc.
RAdm. William F. Rea III
The Atlantic Area Command spans some 2.4-million square miles of land and water stretching from the Canadian border to the Gulf of
Mexico and westward to Grand
Teton National Park in Wyoming.
Some 19,000 men are on duty with- in the Area's 39 states. The District covers about 42,OCX) square miles of land and water in all, or parts of seven mid-Atlantic states from
Vermont to Delaware, with some 3,700 men assigned. Normal du- ties include search and rescue at sea, offshore fishing patrols, com- bating water pollution, oceano- graphic research, maintaining aids to navigation, and others.
Power And Controls
Names Ronald Gaylord
Ronald L. Gaylord has been named director of the general sales force of the American-Standard
Power and Controls Group, head- quartered in Dearborn, Mich., ac- cording to H.J. McBride, vice presi- dent of the Group. He was former- ly field sales manager of the organ- ization.
The general sales force, also headquartered in Dearborn, is re- sponsible for sales to general indus- try of the full line of pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders, valves and re- lated devices made iby the WAB'CO
Fluid Power Division in Lexing- ton, Ky. It also handles sales to general industry of all models of standard and custom-designed heat exchangers produced by the Ameri- can-Standard Heat Transfer Divi- sion in Buffalo, N.Y.
Mr. Gaylord has an extensive background in industrial selling, and prior to his association with the general sales force, had served as Western regional manager for the WABCO Fluid Power Division.
Prior to that, he held West Coast sales management positions with
Bellows-Valvair and the Parker
Hannifin Corporation. He attended
Kent State University and is a na- tive of Akron, Ohio.
In addition to the Heat Transfer and Fluid Power Divisions, the
American - Standard Power and
Controls Group includes the Amer- ican-Standard Industrial Products
Division in Dearborn, and Indus- trial Products, Ltd., Bramalea, On- tario. 38 Maritime Reporter/Engineering News