NASSCO Elects Evans Vice Pres.-Engineering

At its recent board of directors meeting, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., elected Kenneth Evans as vice president-engineering. This promotion reflects his increased responsibilities as head of the growing engineering capability.

A native of Sunderland, England, Mr. Evans graduated from Sunderland Technical College, majoring in naval architecture, and subsequently served a five-year apprenticeship as ship draftsman at Bartram and Sons, Ltd.

Prior to his employment at NASSCO in 1961, Mr. Evans was a design engineer and estimator for Furness Shipbuilding (Hoverton Hill, England), and then supervisor of the naval architects department of Davie Shipbuilding (Quebec, Canada).

Since joining NASSCO, Mr.

Evans has served as assistant naval architect, where he was responsible for all hull design calculations and associated drawings for both commercial and naval vessels. In 1973, he was appointed chief naval architect, responsible for the Hull Scientific, Hull Drafting, and Steel Control groups.

Mr. Evans has co-authored three technical papers which were presented to the San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

He is a member of the Society, as well as a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, England.

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