Bethlehem Appoints R. Newcomb Treasurer Shipbuilding Operations

The promotion, effective March 1, of Robert S. Newcomb to treasurer of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding operations was announced by Robert C.

Wilkins, corporate treasurer.

Mr. Newcomb is currently credit manager of shipbuilding operations, with offices in New York City.

Mr. Newcomb was graduated from Lehigh University in 1942 with a bachelor's degree in economics.

He then joined the Army, and was attending officer's candidate school when he was discharged in 1944.

Mr. Newcomb has spent his career with Bethlehem Steel in the finance department's treasury division, beginning in 1948 when he was assigned to shipbuilding as a credit clerk. Six years later he became a credit assistant, and in 1955 was promoted to assistant credit manager. Mr. Newcomb was appointed credit manager for shipbuilding operations in 1959, the position he held until his recent promotion.

As a member of the corporation's finance department working with shipbuilding, Mr. Newcomb's professional activities cover both fields. He is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the Association of Average Adjusters of the United States, Association of Water Transportation Accounting Officers, and The Propeller Club of the United States.

In his new assignment, Mr.

Newcomb will be located at corporate headquarters, Bethlehem, Pa.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 8,  Apr 1976

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