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Richard S. Bliss Named
Executive Vice President
For Matson Terminals
Richard S. Bliss
Matson Terminals, Inc., has ap- pointed Richard S. Bliss to the newly established position of ex- ecutive vice president. He has served as vice president, area manager, southern California, for
Matson Navigation Company, par- ent company of Matson Terminals,
Inc., for the past three years, and before that held various executive positions with Matson Terminals.
John C. Couch, Matson vice president, area manager, northern
California, since January, will re- place Mr. Bliss as vice president, area manager, southern Califor- nia, in Los Angeles.
Barry L. Prince, Matson gen- eral sales manager, has been named area manager, northern
California, and Edward P. Bow- man, assistant general sales man- ager, has been promoted to gen- eral sales manager. $3.7-Million Navy
Contract Awarded To
The Naval Sea Systems Com- mand has awarded a $3.7-million contract to Southwest Marine of
San Francisco Inc., for routine repairs to the aircraft carrier
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GALVESTON SHIPBUILDING COMPANY
PLAQUEMINE An oceangoing barge with a deep notch for flexible push towing. A sophisticated and versatile 22,400 DWT double skinned barge with six (6) 2,000 barrel, 250 psi cylindrical chemical tanks on deck. With eight (8) integral hull tanks, including four (4) with steam heating coils, it has four (4) independent pumping systems with vapor recovery and restricted gauging capability. Its cargo discharge rate is 10,000 barrels per hour.
PLAQUEMINE has segregated ballast in her double bottom and wing tanks serviced by deep well ballast pumps and she is equipped with a 1,000 horse power D.C. electrical bow thruster with pilot house controls on the tug.
This barge and a twin identical unit, VELASCO, were delivered to their owner,
Dow Chemical Company, during 1978.
Get a Galveston Shipbuilding bid. Call Nat McClure at GSC today.
GALVESTON SHIPBUILDING COMPANY 6800 PORT INDUSTRIAL BLVD. I P.O. BOX 2660 / GALVESTON, TEXAS 77553
TELEPHONE (713) 744-0491 I INTRACOASTAL CANAL MILE 355
TELEX: 76 5442 GALV SHIP
IS ASSURED J
There is no galling or seizure on the shaft because: • Weight of the Nut is taken on the cylindrical barrel of the thread because of generous axial clearance. There is no wedging as on "V" threads. Nut spins on freely. • Pilgrim Nuts are guaranteed to be removable if fitted with Acme threads. • Two threads per inch are used instead of four. Takes less time ON and OFF • Thread gauges are not necessary. The Pilgrim Nut is furnished threaded.
Shaft manufacturer cuts shaft thread to furnished drawing tolerances.
National Steel &
Shipbuilding Co. for Shell Oil Co.
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