David A. Johnson has been named manager of the Propulsion Systems Group at Michigan Wheel Division, Dana Corporation. The announcement was made by H.L.
VanderMey, p r e s i d e n t of the Grand Rapids, Mich., division.
Mr. Johnson comes to his new position from Michigan Wheel's Coolidge Division, where he had been assistant manager since 1972. Prior to joining Michigan, he served in the Navy and has worked with Boeing and 3 M.
The Propulsion Systems group that Mr. Johnson will manage is a joint venture between Michigan Wheel Division and Jastram Werke of Hamburg, West Germany.
The group will develop and market new systems designed to increase propulsion and maneuverability of marine vessels. The Michigan/Jastram v e n t u r e provides Michigan Wheel with exclusive marketing rights for the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Michigan Wheel Division, Dana Corporation, recently announced that it will now market a line of bow thrusters under the trade name of Michigan-Jastram. This exclusive arrangement applies to the United States, Canada, and Mexico. According to Chuck Dykstra, director of marketing of Michigan Wheel
in detail propellers and related items for trawlers, towboats, seagoing and harbor tugboats, etc., has been published by Coolidge Propellers, Michigan Wheel Division, Dana Corporation, Seattle, Wash. In addition to illustrating, describing, and chartering Coolidge's four major types of propellers
the new group will be composed of equipment aft of the vessel's main propulsion gear case. According to Chuck Dvkstra, director of marketing, Michigan's aim is to continue to pioneer improvements to vessel efficiency as well as provide equipment that will increase vessel maneuverability. David
Cincinnati, Ohio, area until assuming this current assignment. Mr. Fink received his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Michigan in 1972, and his master's degree in business administration from Wayne State University in 1975. Mr. Calvert joined Wichita Clutch in 1976. Before
Michigan Wheel Gulf Coast, Inc. of Pascagoula, Miss., has been awarded a $898,714 contract by the Naval Sea Systems Command for the manufacture of four attack aircraft carrier propellers and an additional propeller for a Navy oiler. The carrier propellers are fivebladed and will weigh approximately
service on the new tug Esperanza, commissioned re- cently for service in the Panama Canal. The Towmaster Rudder System, now built in the U.S. by the Michigan Wheel Corporation of Grand Rapids, Mich., under license from Burness, Corlett & Partners, Ltd., permits a vessel to make a 180° turn in less
, as well as other pieces of equipment. The vessel is equipped with two 62-inch by 34-inch, f o u r - b l a de bronze propellers furnished by Michigan Wheel. Two steering and four flanking rudders provide for maneuverability and speed. The heavily braced and frame hull is fabricated of %-inch
A new 12-page catalog (No. 3231) describing Spicer® universal joint couplings for industrial applications is now available from the Spicer Universal Joint Division, Dana Corporation, Detroit. The catalog includes both cardan type and constant-velocity type joints. Spicer universal joint couplings ar
have a low noise level," he said. Designed by architect Alan Bates, the steel-hulled vessel, which is pushed by 40-inch, 32- pitch, four-blade Michigan Wheel propellers on three-inch shafts, was 16 months in construction. For free literature on Cummins engines, Circle 32 on Reader Service Card For
. heard a paper titled "The Importance of Good Surface Finish on Large Diameter Propellers," presented by James W. Elliott Jr., engineering manager at Michigan Wheel Gulf Coast, Inc., Pascagoula, Miss. In introducing his paper the author said that the surface finish and configuration of a ship's propeller is
The February Meeting of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held aboard the S.S. Princess Louise I. Thirty-five members and guests turned out for the occasion. The evening's speaker was Raymond E. Wallace, of Raymond E. Wallace Special
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