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Bethlehem Steel Names

Thomas Robinson To

Central Technical Post

Thomas F. Robinson has been appointed assistant technical man- ager of the Central Technical Di- vision of Bethlehem Steel Corpo- ration's Shipbuilding Department,

A. Dudley Haff, technical man- ager, has announced.

The Central Technical Division, which is located at the Sparrows

Point (Md.) Shipyard, provides technical assistance to all of Beth- lehem's shipbuilding and repair yards.

A native of Quincy, Mass., Mr.

Robinson is a 1943 graduate of the University of Michigan, with a B.S. degree in naval architec- ture and marine engineering.

He joined Bethlehem at the

Fairfield Yard as a draftsman in 1943, and following two years in the Navy at the Office of Su- pervisor of Shipbuilding in San

Francisco, Calif., he returned to

Bethlehem at the Staten Island (N.Y.) Yard, progressing to the position of naval architect.

In 1958, he left the Staten

Island Yard to become assistant chief, drafting technical engi- neering of Bethlehem's Quincy

Yard, and progressed to the posi- tion of assistant naval architect.

He moved to the Sparrows Point

Yard with the relocated Central

Technical Division in 1964, and has since held positions as special engineer, assistant chief naval architect and chief naval archi- tect.

Thomas F. Robinson

Mr. Robinson is a member of

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, and a member of the Chesapeake Sec- tion's Executive Committee. He is the Shipbuilder's Council rep- resentative on the SOLAS United

States Working Group on Sub- division and Stability, and has been a member of the U.S. dele- gation at several IMCO Subdivi- sion and Stability Subcommittee meetings in London.

Marinette Marine To

Build Two Workboats

Marinette Marine Corporation has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Command for construction of two 35-foot work- boats to be used aboard the T-ATF (fleet/tug) currently under con- struction at Marinette Marine.

Value of the contract is placed at approximately $358,000 by the

Marinette, Wis., shipbuilder.

The vessel will measure 35 feet in overall length.

Delivery of the first vessel is scheduled for June 1978 at Little

Creek, Va., and the second in

July 1978 at Oakland, Calif.

Marinette Marine is a major supplier of custom-engineered vessels for oceanographic research craft, supply vessels, barges, gun- boats, tugs, and patrol boats.

Enclosed Blasting

Facilities Described

In CAB, Inc. Brochure

A new brochure from Complete

Abrasive Blasting Systems, Inc. describes the economic and envi- ronmental advantages of using an enclosed blasting facility. A color-coded diagram explains how the CAB blast room recycles re- usable abrasive for lower overall costs in metal cleaning operations.

The brochure includes photos and descriptions of major components that make it a simple but effective system for all abrasive blasting applications.

For copies, contact Bob Jeller- son, Complete Abrasive Blasting

Systems, Inc., 18250—68th Ave- nue South, Kent, Wash. 98031.

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