Gibbs & Cox Names Stark Assistant VP

James J. Convy, chairman of the board, Gibbs & Cox, Inc., New York, N.Y., one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural firms, recently announced the appointment of Capt. Robert E. Stark as assistant vice president.

Captain Stark joined Gibbs & Cox, Inc. in 1972, after completing 26 years of naval service as an engineering specialist.

Since joining Gibbs & Cox, Inc., Captain Stark has been associated with the design of the Navy's patrol frigate USS Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG 7). For the past six years he has been project manager for all aspects of this program, including design of the lead ship, as well as Gibbs & Cox's role as Class Design Agent.

Captain Stark is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and obtained an M.S. degree in naval c o n s t r u c t i o n and engineering from M.I.T. in 1948. He is a member of Council of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, a member of The American Society of Naval Engineers, The Society of Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and is a licensed professional engineer in the State of New York.

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