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Combination Aluminum

Seiner Delivered By

Progressive Marine

Fishing vessel Kara-Matt, a 68-foot aluminum salmon and herring drum seiner, was completed recently by

Progressive Marine Installations Ltd. of New West- minster, B.C., Canada.

A 67-foot aluminum salmon and herring drum seiner built by Progressive Marine

Installations Ltd. of New Westminster, B.C.,

Canada was delivered recently to Capt. Ross

Aleksich of Vancouver, B.C. The 99-gt ves- sel has an overall length of 67 feet 11 inches, beam of 22 feet, and depth of 10 feet 2 inches.

Her main engine is a Cummins KTA-1150-

M diesel with an output of 450 bhp. Other equipment includes Capitol reverse/reduction gear; two Ford diesel auxiliaries; Hytac hy- draulic system, seine winch, and bow thrust- er; Harrison and Robbins anchor winch;

Pumps and Power bilge, fire, and circulating pumps; and General Refrigeration chillers, receivers, condensers, and system compo- nents.

With a 7-man crew, the seiner has fuel capacity of 1,900 gallons, water ballast of 2,200 gallons, fresh water of 1,300 gallons, and fish hold capacity of 3,000 cubic feet.

Westran Acquires Quaker

City Electric Valve Actuator —Literature Available

Westran Corporation recently announced the acquisition of the Quaker City electric valve actuator, formerly manufactured by the Quaker City Gear Works of Huntington,

Valley, Pa.

With sales offices worldwide, Westran en- ters the market with $3-million inventory of finished actuators and spare parts, and has an experienced team of field service engi- neers for installation and field service re- quirements.

For free literature on Westran's Quaker line 'E' and 'EV' Series of electric valve ac- tuators, write for Bulletin FM-912, Don

Trott, Director of Marketing, Dept. MR,

Westran Corporation, 950 West Norton Ave- nue, Muskegon, Mich. 49441.

Grain Transfer Facility Hull

Launched At Bergeron Yard

Bergeron Industries, Inc., St. Bernard, La., has launched the K-2 for Rogers Terminal and Shipping Corporation, a subsidiary of

Cargill, Incorporated. The unit is the hull for a floating grain transfer facility, and measures 330 feet by 75 feet by 15 feet. The facility will be completed in Greenville, Miss., by NCI of Minnesota, Inc.

When complete, the facility will transfer grain from barge to ship at a rate of 60,000 bushels per hour, and possess the capability of blending, sampling, analyzing, and stor- ing product. Automatic scales provide for constant monitoring of cargo flow both from

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Stand Watch on the World's Finest Ships the barges and to the ship, while completely enclosed conveyor systems, working in neg- ative pressure enclosures, make the entire facility environmentally safe.

The hull was designed by Bergeron in con- junction with Swantec, Inc. of Minneapolis, and built at Bergeron's Braithwaite marine facility, located at mile 80.7 on the Missis- sippi River near the Port of New Orleans.

The installation of below-deck machinery and systems was accomplished prior to launch, with the erection of above-deck cargo-han- dling equipment ensuing after launch. Once completed, the unit will then be towed to its operating area and become the largest, most sophisticated facility of its kind.

This vessel is in keeping with Bergeron's policy of increased service to both domestic

Side launching of 330-foot hull for a floating grain transfer facility took place recently at Bergeron Indus- tries' yard in Braithwaite, La. and international markets. With general of- fices in St. Bernard, and marine facilities at

Braithwaite, La., and Port Bienville, Miss.,

Bergeron is one of the nation's leading de- signers and builders of marine equipment.

Highest quality and unexcelled dependability have been hallmarks of all Hose-McCann equipment for over 30 years. Hose-McCann Signal and Alarm Panels are avalable for every shipboard application. Built to specifications and conforming to AIEE and U.S. Coast

Guard regulations, these panels are manufactured in any size in flush or surface mounting types. With both built in and separately mounted audible alarms, all units are designed for fast, easy installation.

Navigation Light Panels • Engineers Signal and

Alarm Panels • Diffuser Fan Alarm Panels • Single

Circuit Alarms • Fuel Oil High Level Alarm •

Wheelhouse Alarm • Burglar Alarms • Diesel LubeOil

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Send for complete illustrated literature on signal and alarm panels.



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