Floating Drydock Topic At Fall Meeting Of SNAME Gulf Section

The fall meeting of the Gulf Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held recently in Mobile, Ala.

The afternoon technical session papers presented were: " A 20,- 000-Ton-Lift F l o a t i n g Drydock f o r a Shallow-Draft Harbor," by James A. Dumas of Bender Welding and Machine Company; "Integrated D e e p - W a t e r Mooring System Utilizing Special Torsion Spool & Unique Anchor-Handling Vessel," by M. Deha Korkut and R.H. Roemer of Korkut & Roemer, Inc. Concluding the technical session was a film presented by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Project.

The day's activities concluded with an evening dinner-dance at which William Deneke, senior vice president of Merchants Na- tional Bank, was the featured speaker.

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