Vice President George Bush (shown above) and his wife Barbara were the featured guests at the recent launching of the nuclear- powered submarine Houston (SSN-713) at Newport News Shipbuilding. Vice President Bush was the principal speaker, and Mrs. Bush christened the Houston by breaking the traditional bottle of champagne against the ship's bow. The Bushes are Houstonians.
Secretary of the Navy John F.
Lehman Jr. also spoke. Mrs. Mary Ann Bertles Stewart, wife of Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, was the matron of honor.
The keel for the Houston was laid on January 29, 1979, and the submarine is scheduled for delivery in mid-1982. The ship is the 82nd nuclear-powered submarine launched by Newport News.
The Houston is the eighth Los Angeles class submarine built by Newport News. She has an overall length of 360 feet, a beam of 33 feet, a submerged displacement of 6,900 tons, and accommodations for 12 officers and 115 enlisted men. A total of 37 Los Angeles class ships are currently authorized by Congress; 33 contracts have been awarded, and 11 ships have been delivered.
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Two international maritime treaties that address oil pollution preparation and response and ship salvage operations are being pushed by the Bush Administration. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Richard J. Smith, and Adm.
On August 13, President Bush hosted the President's Economic Forum at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, bringing together a variety of individuals to discuss the fundamentals of the economy and the President's agenda to increase economic growth for the future. From the President's Statement at
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The Deputy Secretary of Transportation, James R. Busey, told the Connecticut Maritime Association's annual conference that a Bush Administration policy designed to protect the nation's merchant marine is forthcoming. Mr. Busey said that one major reform being considered is the elimination of the
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U.S. yacht builders were heartened by President Bush's recent budget proposals, which included a request to Congress to repeal the luxury tax on yachts priced at over $100,000. The repeal, which is likely to be approved, would be retroactive to February 1. Since the tax took effect in January 1990
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requested in the Navy’s 355-ship plan The Danish navy frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes (F362), seen here operating as a part of the USS George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, is an example of a capable and ? exible frigate design that could be built in the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication
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