John K. Stuart Named Fleet Engineer At Oglebay Norton Company

John K. Stuart has been appointed fleet engineer at Oglebay Norton Company. He succeeds Sidney L. Spinner who has retired.

Mr. Stuart joined the company's Columbia Transportation Division in 1980 as assistant fleet engineer. Prior to that, he was vice president-engineering at the Great Lakes Towing Company.

He had been associated with that company since 1955. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., and in 1954 earned a Bachelor of Science degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of Michigan. In three years service with the United States Navy he rose to the rank of lieutenant as gunnery officer aboard a destroyer. He is a member of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, The Propeller Club, the Society of Naval Engineers, and the Cleveland Yachting Club.

Oglebay Norton operates 17 vessels on the Great Lakes, including a new 1,000-foot selfunloading vessel, Columbia Star, which entered service in June of this year.

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