Wittmeyer Succeeds Serrie As Operations Vice President At Penn Ship
James R. Wittmeyer has been appointed vice president-operations at Pennsylvania Shipbuilding, Chester, Pa. He succeeds John A.
Serrie, who has retired after more than 40 years in the shipbuilding industry.
Mr. Wittmeyer has 30 years of experience in shipbuilding. He started in the engineering department of the John H. Mathis Company, and subsequently spent 12 years with New York Shipbuilding in Camden, N. J., rising to the position of chief designer. He joined Sun Shipbuilding as a senior project engineer in 1971, and was director of engineering in 1982 when the Chester shipyard was acquired by Pennsylvania Shipbuilding Company. He continued as director of engineering for two years before becoming director of new construction and conversion.
In his new position he will be responsible for all production operations, including new construction, conversion, ship repair, and industrial products.
He holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University, and is active in the maritime technical community, being a member of both the Committee on Engineering of the American Bureau of Shipping, and of the Executive Committee of the Philadelphia Section of SNAME.
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