Traylor Named General Manager Of Halter's Chicasaw Division

James T. Traylor has been appointed general manager of Halter Marine's Chickasaw, Ala., division, according to James Steadman vice president-special assignments.

Before joining Halter, Mr.

Traylor had been associated with Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., for five years as special assistant to the president and director of division planning. Prior to that, he was associated with the Westinghouse Corporation for seven years in program management.

After graduating from the U.S.

Naval Academy, Mr. Traylor served for 27 years in the Navy.

He retired in 1969 as a captain after serving in destroyers, submarines, amphibious ships, and aircraft carriers.

Halter's Chickasaw division is currently building seven giant Catugs—the propulsion units for integrated tug/barge combinations.

Six of the 18,000-bhp vessels are being built as a subcontractor to Bethlehem Steel Corporation, while the seventh is being built for C&H Sugar. The yard also builds supply boats.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 20,  Nov 1980

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