June 1983 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Two Executives Appointed At Designers & Planners

Designers & Planners, Inc. of Washington, D.C., recently announced the appointment of Michael R. Yriondo as director of special projects and Richard S.

Carleton as director of marine engineering. The announcements were made by Ferd Serim, president of the firm of naval architects and marine engineers.

Mr. Yriondo has 23 years of experience in ship construction and design. Prior to joining D&P, he served Derecktor Shipyards as director, program management responsible for design and construction of nine 270-foot medium endurance Coast Guard cutters.

He also served Ingalls Shipbuilding in several capacities including manager, CG 47 class services; group manager, production planning, and manager, DD 963 production control. He will report to Conway Davis, D&P's vice president and manager of the field offices division.

Mr. Carleton has been a marine engineer for more than 30 years with the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and its predecessor organizations. His most recent assignment in NAVSEA was as division director of the internal combustion and gas turbine engineering division.

Under his direction the division worked on such diverse projects as: the LM2500 Component Improvement Program, the Rankine cycle energy recovery (RACER) System, development of improved, sulphidation resistant gas turbine inlet air separators; and the development of a stratified charge, rotary combustion engine with multifuel capabilities. He also provided assistance to the fleet in the maintenance and proper operation of all vessel diesel engines and gas turbines.

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