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New Depth Recorder
Simrad, Inc. of Armonk, N.Y., a world leader in marine elec- tronic products, has just an- nounced its new "Value Line" of depth recorders (fishfinders).
Labeled "Skipper," these new products greatly expand the re- corder line of which Simrad has an established international rep- utation.
According to Simrad, the "Skip- per" trademark will signify the highest quality obtainable at bud- getary prices. Sales and service assistance will be from estab- lished Simrad dealers throughout the nation.
Initial offerings include the
Model 2001, an 8-inch straight line recorder rated at 600 watts.
Accurate recordings, down to 400 fathoms are obtainable over a selection of 12 depth ranges. For depths to 800 fathoms, the "Skip- per" Model 2002 is suggested.
For further details, contact
Gilbert N. Nelson, Vice President of Marketing, Simrad, Inc., One
Labriola Court, Armonk, N.Y. 10504.
Thorne Hilts Named
Ship Superintendent At
Dillingham Ship Repair
Thorne Hilts has recently joined
Dillingham Ship Repair, Portland,
Ore., as ship superintendent, ac- cording to Scott Fitzwater, as- sistant general manager. He was formerly senior port engineer for the Pacific Northwest for Ameri- can President Lines.
Mr. Hilts has previously been port engineer for Hendy Inter- national, Los Angeles, Calif., and served with the merchant marine
We won't promise you the Wizard of Oz, but we can deliver the Tin Han.
We don't give you a lot of over- blown promises at Savannah Ship- yard. But we can supply some pretty talented people.
Like Tom my Brisendine. Who's just about the best sheet metal man going.
He can rebuild a ship'sventilators better than new. And when it comes to renewing lifeboat plates he's the best.
So now you understand why we're proud of our sheet metal shop.
But that's not all we're proud of.
We've got unbeatable electrical and carpentry shops, 50-ton cranes, drydock and such.
And most important, probably the hardest-working, most gung-ho workers in the business.
What's nice is you get it all for prices less than the "fat cat" yards.
Savannah Machine and
We do scheduled drydocking, voyage repairs, and major conversions.
And we do them very well.
The Savannah Yard.
Savannah Machine and Shipyard Co.
PO. Box 787, Savannah, Ga. 31402
Tele. (912) 233-6621 74 Trinity Place, Suite 1800
New York, N.Y. 10006
Tele. (212)432-0350 prior to that time, completing a number of maritime schools. They included Combustion Engineering
School, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Tur- bine School, DeLaval Company,
Trenton, N.J.; General , Motors
Diesel School, New Orleans, La.;
U.S. Government Management
School, Seattle, Wash.; and Laws
School of Engineering, Oakland,
Calif. Mr. Hilts received his chief engineer's license in 1957.
A past president of the Puget
Sound Area Society of Port En- gineers, Mr. Hilts currently serves on the board of governors of the
Society of Port Engineers, Co- lumbia River Area,
Sperry Vickers Names
Edward H. Farnan
Edward H. Farnan
The appointment of Edward H.
Farnan to the position of man- ager of marketing services has been announced by Sperry Vick- ers. He will remain at the firm's
Troy, Mich., World Headquarters.
In his new position, Mr. Farnan will head Sperry Vickers's ware- housing and forecasting depart- ments. He has over 20 years of engineering and management ex- perience and most recently served as warehouse operations manager.
Mr. Farnan holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from the
University of Maine, and a mas- ter's degree in engineering from the University of Illinois.
Sperry Vickers, a division of the New York-based Sperry Rand
Corporation, is a leading manu- facturer of fluid power compo- nents for in-plant machinery, mobile equipment, aircraft, and marine applications.
Financial Aid Sought
For Tug/Supply Vessel
To Be Built By Halter
Offshore Supply Ships, Inc., 663 Farmington Place, Suite 101,
Gretna, La., has applied for a
Title XI guarantee to aid in fi- nancing the construction of a 2,700-bhp, twin-screw tug/supply vessel to be built by Halter Ma- rine Services, Inc., New Orleans,
Estimated actual cost of the 199-gross-ton, 180-foot vessel is $1.9 million. Offshore Supply — affiliated with Offshore Service
How Shell's Tornus