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Marine Gears Delivers
Haley Units For Three
Vessels At Main Iron
Marine Gears, Inc., Greenville,
Miss., recently delivered six new main propulsion Haley gear units and six Haley auxiliary drive units to Main Iron Works, Houma, La.
These gears were installed in three new vessels operated by G & H
Towing of Galveston, Texas. The three vessels and their owners are:
M/V Deacon, Suderman & Young;
M/V Jupiter, ITT; and M/V An- drew K., Bay-Houston Towing.
The three vessels each received two Haley RV2835 marine reverse reduction gears of the flywheel- mount clutch series. These gears, equipped with Haley 35TB650 clutches, are matched with 16-cylin- der EMD engines and rated 1,950 hp at 900 rpm with a ratio of 4.5:1.
Each vessel also received two Hal- ey Auxiliary Drive Units (HADU 12) used as speed increasers with 1,200 rpm input and 1,800 rpm out- put. The purpose of these auxiliary units is to drive hydraulic pumps which power the towing winch and capstan. These auxiliary units are powered by mounting them to the front end of the crankshaft of the 6-71 Detroit Diesel generator pack- < * * M \ V-' *
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Circle 262 on Reader Service Card
Haley auxiliary drive units. age. The HADU 12 units are de- signed with an air pneumatic disc plate clutch allowing for remote op- eration from pilothouse or aft deck.
For more information and free lit- erature from Marine Gears,
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Versatile Pacific Wins
Soviet Fishing Fleet
Versatile Pacific Shipyards Inc. recently signed an agreement with
Sovrybflot, an umbrella organiza- tion representing Russian fishing companies, to dock and repair So- viet factory trawler vessels operat- ing off the British Columbia coast.
The contract covers two Soviet companies, Kamchatka Base Ocean
Fishing Co. and Zapriga Baltic Fish- ing Co., that together sail more than 30 vessels in the Pacific from the
Vladivostok and Baltic Sea areas.
Versatile Pacific Shipyards, British
Columbia, Canada, which operates yards in North Vancouver and Vic- toria, said it expects to dock up to four vessels this fall when the main fishing season ends. Several more vessels will follow during the next 12 months, the company said.
Southwest Marine Awarded $1.5-Million Mar Ad
The Maritime Administration re- cently awarded a $1,528,681 con- tract to Southwest Marine Inc., San
Francisco division, San Francisco,
Calif., for repairs to the Ready Re- serve Force cargo vessel Cape Bov- er.
The work includes topside paint- ing, drydocking, machinery refur- bishing, and miscellaneous repairs.
The Wireless Data Coupler prod- uct line, formerly manufactured by the Autodata division of Acurex was sold and the division incorporated as Wireless Data Corporation in
Wireless Data is now a new sub- sidiary of Microdyne Corporation of
Ocala, Fla., It plans no immediate changes of staff and will remain in
Mountain View, Calif.
The company offers products to the pulp and paper, marine, auto, and turbo-machinery test indus- tries.
For more information on Wireless
Data Coupler products,
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