General Dynamics Names Lennox General Manager Quincy Shipbuilding

Joseph H. Lennox has been named general manager of General Dynamics Quincy Shipbuilding Division, Quincy, Mass.

Mr. Lennox, who has over 21 years of shipbuilding experience, joined General Dynamics at Quincy in 1973, and most recently served as assistant general manager of the division, with primary responsibility for construction of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers being built there.

A native of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Mr. Lennox attended the College of Technology, Queen's University there. In 1957, he joined Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Quebec, Canada, where he held a number of increasingly important management positions including general superintendent.

Peter J. Gwyn, who has been acting general manager of the Quincy Division since October 1977, has been named general manager of the division's Charleston, S.C., Facility, with responsibility for construction of the 120- foot-diameter spherical aluminum cargo tanks for the Quincy LNG ships. He will also be responsible for development of additional major business for the facility.

A native of Kingsheath, England, Mr. Gwyn attended The Royal Military College, St. Jean, Quebec, The Royal Naval College, Greenwich, England, and The Quebec School of Naval Architecture.

From 1953 to 1961, he served in the Royal Canadian Navy, rising to the rank of lieutenant.

In 1961, he joined Davie Shipbuilding Ltd., Quebec, and was assistant general manager there when he joined General Dynamics at Quincy in 1973. From 1973 to late 1977, he was assistant general manager at Quincy.

Constantin Hatzis, who has been general manager of the Charleston Facility since October 1977, will return to Quincy with major responsibilities in the LNG Ship Construction Program.

During the past year, the Quincy Shipbuilding Division has delivered three of the huge 125,- 000-cubic-meter liquefied natural gas tankers and holds contracts for seven more.

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