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$6 Million Awarded To
Westinghouse For R&D
Westinghouse Electric Corpora- tion, Bettis Atomic Power Labo- ratory, West Mifflin Borough, Pa., has been awarded a $6,000,000 modification to a previously awarded contract for Naval nu- clear propulsion research and de- velopment. The work will be done at various Westinghouse loca- tions. Contracting activity is the
Naval Sea Systems Command. (N00024-79-C-4026)
Record Attendance At
INA Annual Meeting
A record number of members attended the Annual General
Meeting of the Institute of Naval
Architects of British Columbia re- cently and elected the following board of directors: president, Les
Coward; vice president, Dave
Moore; treasurer, Eric Dixon; di- rector of education, Vic Gadsby/
Randy Rigets; editor of monthly newsletter Metacenter, Alan
Reynolds; and program and pub- licity director, Robert Harris.
Papers presented during 1979 included, among others: "Colli- sion Avoidance System" by Ken- neth C. Ravenna, the Western
U.S. representative for Sperry
Marine Systems; "Design Fea- tures and Construction of the
M.O.T. Buoy Tender Vessel
Dumit" by T.A. McLaren, which was built earlier this year by Al- lied Ship Builders; "An Update of the Impact of Metrification on the Marine Industry and the Na- val Architect" by Eric Dixon; "New Materials and Methods of
Aluminum Construction" by Sam
Matsumoto, president of Matsu- moto Shipyards in North Van- couver; "Three Recently Com- pleted Designs," a short descrip- tion of three designs recently com- pleted by Cleaver & Walkingshaw, including the 350-foot icebreaker
Canmar Kigoriak, a fishing boat and a turret moored drill barge, by Bruce McDonald; and "Limit- ing Factors of Fiberglass Rein- forced Plastics for Ship Construc- tion" by Robert B. Harris. On- board inspections of unusual ves- sels also were made.
Pickands Mather & Co., Cleve- land, Ohio, has announced several major appointments for The In- terlake Steamship Company. Pick- ands Mather, which manages In- terlake, is a subsidiary of Moore
McCormack Resources,Inc., Stam- ford, Conn.
Louis H. Mensen has been named superintendent of vessel property. Robert Dorn has been named supervisor of marine per- sonnel. Richard W. Harkins has been named fleet engineer. John
B. Hopkins has been appointed assistant manager of ore traffic and vessel dispatch. James Con- don has been appointed assistant supervisor of marine personnel.
Francis J. Steele has been ap- pointed manager of vessel opera- tions at Pickands Mather's office in Duluth, Minn.
Mr. Mensen previously was fleet engineer in the Marine Depart- ment. Before that, he was assist- ant superintendent of vessel prop- erties. He joined the company in 1952 as second assistant engineer.
Formerly assistant to the super- visor of marine personnel, Mr.
Dorn joined Pickands Mather in 1976. Mr. Harkins was formerly marine engineer in the Marine
Operating Department, a title he held since joining the company in 1976. Mr. Hopkins was formerly operations assistant-marine, a po- sition he has held since joining the company in 1978. Mr. Condon previously was operations assist- ant-marine, the position he had held since joining the company in 1978. Mr. Steele most recently was assistant manager of ore traffic and vessel dispatch of the
Raytheon Gets Contract
For $4.7 Million
For Navy Radar System
Raytheon Company, Wayland,
Mass., was awarded a $4,769,967 cost plus incentive fee contract to complete the design, fabrication, and testing of the multiple instru- mentation radar system as a re- sult of negotiations. The Naval
Regional Contracting Office, Long
Beach, Calif., is the contracting activtiy. (N00123-78-C-0248)
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