Vu-Gctge Systems Ordered By NASSCO For Tankers

Vu-Gage System, New York, N.Y., a Mobil company, has been awarded contracts for visual inspection and measuring aids to be installed on two new liquid cargo carriers, under construction for Ingram Tankships at National Steel & Shipbuilding Co. in San Diego. The Vu-Gage® units, fitted with high-impact, scratchresistant viewing ports and manually operated underside wiper blades, permit easy direct inspection of cargo level. The units, which will be installed in 32 ports of the two new Ingram vessels, a r e c o n s t r u c t e d of brass and equipped with segmented stainless- steel dipsticks mounted directly below the viewing ports for precise readings near full tank levels.

The simple, easy-to-use viewing and measuring devices will supplement other automatic sounding equipment on the tankers during final topping off of cargo.

They also permit routine inspection of cargo levels during various stages of loading, transporting and unloading.

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