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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.

Six Appointments

Announced For

Interlake Steamship

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

Duluth office.

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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May 1, 1980


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