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Shown at the Winter Meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers Section are, left to right, (standing) John Stuart, Section Meetings chairman; Edwin A. Rosson, author; Ian Sharp, Section Papers chairman; Richard Jacobs II, Section chairman, and John Colletti, Section vice chairman, Great Rivers; (seated) authors Allen R.
Dujenski, Robert Latorre, and Frederick Ashcroft.
The Rhonda Kathleen, a 74-foot, steel-hull shrimp boat, is equipped with Stewart & Stevenson-supplied power systems.
Rhonda Kathleen, 74-Foot Shrimp Boat,
Placed In Service
A 74-foot, steel-hull shrimp boat, one of the most modern in the Texas Gulf Coast area, has been put into operation recently by Vernon Hates Jr. of Palacios,
Texas. Named the Rhonda Kath- leen, it is powered by a Stewart & Stevenson-supplied Detroit Die- sel 12 V 71n engine driving through Twin Disc marine gear
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Stewart & Stevenson also sup- plied the light plant, a 30-kw ma- rine generator set powered by a
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The Rhonda Kathleen was cus- tom-built by Leon Smith and Ver- non Bates Jr., both of Palacios,
The Winter Meeting of the
Great Lakes and Great Rivers
Section of The Society of Naval
Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently at the Bond
Court Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio.
One hundred seventy-four regis- tered members and guests at- tended the meeting and were pre- sented with three excellent papers during the technical session.
These were: "Recent Develop- ments in Barge Design, Towing and Pushing," authored by Rob- ert Latorre and Frederick Ash- croft. both of the University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, members; "Presenting New Regulatory Re- quirements for Improved Steering
Gear," by Edwin A. Rosson, Sper- ry Marine Systems, a guest, and "Fillet Weld Joint Penetration of
AWS-E7024 Electrode in Mild
Steel," by Allen R. Dujenski, U.S.
Coast Guard, a member.
During the afternoon, many members in attendance toured the
NASA Lewis Research Center, which included their display area and the propulsion system lab- oratory.
The next meeting of the sec- tion is scheduled for Thursday,
May 22, at the Hyatt Regency
Hotel in Dearborn, Mich.
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