Tracor Marine Awarded $2.5-Million MSC Contract To Operate Research Ship

Tracor Marine, Inc. a subsidiary of Tracor, Inc., has received a contract from the Military Sealift Command to man, operate, and maintain the research vessel Lulu for Submarine Development Group One based in San Diego. The contract will bring the company in excess of $2.5 million over the next five-year period according to William C.

Moyer, group vice president for Tracor Applied Sciences.

The Lulu is a 105-foot catamaran type vessel, serving as the support ship for two Deep Submergence Vehicles (DSV), the Turtle (DSV-3) and the Sea Cliff (DSV-4), which operate worldwide in pursuit of deep-ocean search, location, and recovery.

The contract will be administered through the Ocean Technology Division in the Fort Lauderdale offices of Tracor Marine in Port Everglades, Fla., said Tracor Marine president Joseph D. Deal Jr.

Program manager will be Owen A.


Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 28,  Jan 1985

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