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Free Pamphlet Details

How To Buy DoD Surplus

Personal Property

A free 50-page pamphlet entitled "How To Buy Surplus Personal

Property from the United States

Department of Defense" is being offered free by the Defense Reutili- zation and Marketing Service.

The pamphlet assists individuals, or businesses desiring to buy sur- plus personal property of the De- partment of Defense. It answers questions concerning such property, and how it may be purchased.

The pamphlet is divided into three main sections. The first sec- tion contains such information as the locations of Defense Reutiliza- tion and Marketing Offices, condi- tions of sale, methods of sale, suc- cessful bidders list, types of proper- ty sold, etc. The second section, "Classes of Property Sold," briefly describes the recyclable materials and usable property available.

Along with the brief description, a class number is assigned to each item.

Some of the recyclable materials available range from waste oil to bullet and projectile metals.

Items of particular interest to the marine industry described in the usable property section include: fire control equipment, aircraft carriers, battleships, cruisers, destroyers and

Our 'white' Caprolan 2000 nylon is even better.

The high strength and super versatility make

Caprolan 2000 ideal for marine ropes.

And our special proprietary treatment - SeaGard™ offers optimum wet strength for fishing, docking, anchoring, towing and mooring lines.

In fact, Caprolan 2000 is so good that

Allied Fibers is switching over all industrial nylon production from 'gold' to 'white'.

Caprolan 2000 nylon - not good as gold - better!

For more information on how Caprolan 2000 SeaGard can help you manufacture high strength, versatile marine ropes, contact: Mr. Earl B. Clark, Allied-Signal, Inc., 1411 Broadway, New York, NY 10018.

Allied Fibers ^Allied ^Signal submarines (all for scrapping only), landing ships, minesweepers, trans- port and passenger vessels, ferries, tugs, repair ships, lighters and barges, and small craft, ship and boat propulsion components, deck machinery and other miscellaneous ship, marine and commercial fishing equipment, as well as diesel and steam engines and gas and steam turbine engines.

For a free copy of the pamphlet from the Defense Reutilization and

Marketing Service,

Circle 91 on Reader Service Card

JJH Names John Dachos

To Management Staff Of

Cherry Hill, N.J., Office

Circle 348 on Reader Service Card 64

Capt. John Dachos

Richard R. Hopkins, president of JJH Inc., recently announced the appointment of Capt. John Da- chos, USN (ret.),to the manage- ment staff of the Cherry Hill, N.J., office.

Prior to joining JJH Inc., Capt.

Dachos was the commanding offi- cer of the Naval Ship Systems Engi- neering Station, the Navy's princi- pal test and evaluation and in-ser- vice engineering center for hull, me- chanical and electrical systems lo- cated in Philadelphia, Pa., where he was responsible for the successful testing and evaluation of major ship systems. Capt. Dachos also held the position of principal assistant to

NavSea Ship Directorate, where he played a major role in establishing organization to manage major ship acquisition of amphibious, auxiliar- ies, mine warfare and Military Sea

Lift Command vessels and their life cycle support.

Capt. Dachos will interface with

JJH Inc.'s various offices located in

Cherry Hill, Crystal City, Va.,

Portsmouth, Va., and Bath, Maine.

St. Louis Area

River Traffic High

Despite 1988 Drought

Despite the 1988 drought and re- sulting low water, cargo tonnages passing through the St. Louis area came within 2 million tons (MT) of setting a new all-time record. Statis- tics compiled by the U.S. Army

Corps of Engineers show 79.2 MT passing through Locks 27, at Gran- ite City, in 1988. This is just 1.6 MT below the record of 80.8 MT, set in 1983.

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