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Sun Names Martinson
Program Manager For
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
He is a World War II veteran, having served 2y2 years in the
U.S. Coast Guard.
Names Kevin Smith
Great Lakes Sales Rep
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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