GL/GR Section Of SNAME Held Spring Meeting In Dearborn

The Spring Meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn, Dearborn, Mich. Total attendance of about 100 members and guests enjoyed the usual comeradery and business, and the technical session presented an afternoon tour of the Ford Motor assembly line.

During the technical session, two main papers were presented entitled "Current Design and Performance Requirements in Medium Speed Diesels f o r Marine Service," by Alan Barich, member, Transamerica Delaval Engine and C o m p r e s s o r Division, and "Coal-Fired Marine Boilers for the 1980's," by Carl Horlitz, member, and Steven Sabo, associate member, both with Combustion Engineering. In place of a third technical paper, per se, six student p r e s e n t a t i o n s were made from the Senior Design Project from the University of Michigan, including the following subjects: Straits Train Ferry, Sailing Cruise Ships, Submersible, Sailing Cargo Ships, Tuna Boats, and Offshore Platform.

The fall meeting of the Section has been scheduled for October 9, 1980, in the Kahler Hotel in Hibbing, Minn., where the major feature will be a story and plant tour of the Hibbing Taconite Company.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 10,  Jul 1980 New Jersey

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