Puget Sound ASNE Hears Firsthand Account Of 'Prinzendam' Incident

Members and g u e s t s of the P u g e t Sound Chapter of the American Society of Naval Engineers met recently at the Edgewater Inn in Seattle. The speaker, Lt. Comdr. Steven J. Corcoran, who was operations officer onboard the USCG cutter Boutwell during the search and rescue effort, gave an excellent presentation.

The subject, "The Prinzendam Incident," emphasized the c o o p e r a t i o n between the U.S.

Coast Guard, Air Force, and Canadian agencies. Many insights were gained into the problems of search and rescue and, particularly, that of transferring people from lifeboats to the rescue ships.

Another highlight of the evening was the election of the 1981- 82 officers. The following slate of officers were elected: chairman, Lt. Comdr. Mike Knight; vice chairman, Stan Stumbo; secretary- treasurer, David E. Todd; c o u n c i l o r s , Comdr. William R.

Nodell and Capt. Leo Gies.

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