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Sun Names Martinson

Program Manager For

Matson Containership

Sun Shipbuilding, Chester, Pa., has named Albert M. Martinson

Jr. program manager for the Mat- son containership (Sun Hull No. 678) construction program.

In his new post, he will report to Robert Galloway, executive vice president, and will have ultimate responsibility for the overall suc- cess of the containership con- struction program within the framework of company policies and procedures. To this end, he will coordinate and direct the ex- ecution of all matters concerning the program so that it meets the budget and delivery schedule.

Terms of the contract call for delivery of the 720-foot container- ship by January 1980.

Mr. Martinson is a graduate of

Webb Institute of Naval Archi- tecture, with a B.S. degree in na- val architecture and marine engi- neering.

He held a number of engineer- ing and naval architectural posts in 17 years with the Dravo Cor- poration in Pittsburgh, Pa., and was chief marine engineer of the

Engineering Works Division when he left the company in 1970. He was then general manager of Mat- ton Shipyard Co., Inc. of Cohoes, hydraulic system

N.Y., before coming to Sun Ship in July 1971 as chief of the Ma- chinery Technical Section. In Au- gust 1973, he was named a gen- eral superintendent and in 1976, he was appointed project manager for Industrial Products. i niH m

Albert M. Martinson Jr.

He is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine

Engineers, American Society of

Naval Engineers, and the Marine

Historical Association.

He is a World War II veteran, having served 2y2 years in the

U.S. Coast Guard.

Gamlen Chemical

Names Kevin Smith

Great Lakes Sales Rep

Kevin Smith

Joseph Nolet, marine sales manager of Gamlen Chemical

Company, a division of Sybron

Corporation, Elmwood Park, N.J., has announced the appointment of

Kevin Smith, president of Sup- plier's Marine and Industrial, Inc., to the position of Great Lakes

Area sales representative. In his new position, Mr. Smith will over- see the sales and servicing of

Gamlen products to the marine industry in all Great Lakes ports.

Mr. Smith, a graduate of the

United States Merchant Marine

Academy, sailed for a number of years. Since coming ashore, he has used his engineering exper- tise in servicing marine and in- dustrial markets on both coasts, as well as in the Great Lakes

Area. Mr. Smith is a member of the United States Merchant Ma- rine Academy Alumni Associa- tion, the United States Naval

Reserve, The Society of Naval

Architects and Marine Engineers,

The Propeller Club, Naval Re- serve Officers Club, the Great

Lakes Historical Society, and the

Marine Port Engineers.

The Gamlen Chemical accounts will be attended to from Mr.

Smith's office at 7686 Shady Lane,

Northfield, Ohio 44067.

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