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service the offshore oil industry, is owned by California-Gulf Part- nership, with Golden Gulf Marine

Corporation as managing general partner. Boson-JMJ Marine Cor- poration, New Orleans, will be the operator, under the direction of

Richard Desonier, president.

The Golden Gulf has a 40-foot width and working deck space of 4,500 square feet. It can trans- port a deck load of 550 long tons, and has a liquid mud capacity of

I,500 barrels and dry mud ca- pacity of 3,600 cubic feet.

According to Boson-JMJ Ma- rine Corporation, the Golden Gulf will run with a crew of seven, with accommodations for 16. Fuel capacity is 57,000 gallons, with

II,200 gallons of potable water aboard.

The Golden Gulf is the first of 12 vessels to be built for Golden

Gulf Marine Corporation by Moss

Point Marine. It is the ninth ves- sel completed by the shipyard since its establishment less than

Shown above at the christening of the

M/V Golden Gulf, left to right: John

Dane III, president, Moss Point Marine;

J. Michael Jones, chairman/CEO, Golden

Gulf Marine Corp.; and Mrs. J. Michael

Jones. a year ago, according to John

Dane III, president of Moss Point


Christening the M/V Golden

Gulf was Mrs. J. Michael Jones, wife of J. Michael Jones, chair- man and chief executive officer of

Golden Gulf Marine Corp.

Christen First Of 12 Supply

Boats For Golden Gulf Marine

The M/V Golden Gulf (shown above), a 180-foot long-range sup- ply boat built by Moss Point Ma- rine, Escatawpa, Miss., was chris- tened recently at ceremonies held at the Poydras Street Wharf,

New Orleans, La.

The new vessel, designed to



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