Jered Brown Brothers is the American source for spare and repair parts manufactured by the internationally renowned John Hastie of Greenock Ltd., Scotland, including parts for the well-known Hele-Shaw pump, the company announced recently.
A separate facility in Auburn Hills, Mich., enables Jered Brown to provide expeditious service, minimize international communications, and reduce downtime.
Jered Brown Brothers, a member of the Vickers Marine Engineering Division, along with the other members, John Hastie, Brown Brothers, Michell Bearings, Stone Vickers and Vickers Marine Controls, now covers one of the most extensive product lines of any marine equipment manufacturer.
From steering gears to specialized bearings, controllablepitch propellers to stabilizers, and motion compensators/tensioners to electronic control systems, the Vickers Marine Engineering Division can bring virtually every aspect of motion control for the commercial and Navy markets to shipowners and operators.
Jered Brown has patterns and drawings and are capable of responding to almost any inquiry and provide assistance for repair parts needs.
For complete details on Jered Brown's product line and services, including John Hastie steering gear repair, parts, and service.
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on Liberty ships. From beans to bullets and, in some cases, troops, each ship carried almost 9,000 tons of cargo. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the S.S. John W. Brown is one of two surviving fully operational Liberty ships preserved in the U.S. Launched at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard in Baltimore on
– at the sometimes astounding speed of one every 30 days. That process was surely sped along was through the use of Victaulic pipe couplings. The John W. Brown, one of two surviving fully operational Liberty ships, was launched in Baltimore on September 7, 1942. In 1983, Project Liberty Ship acquired
Canadian Navies. There are important international connections as well. Prompt pricing and delivery can be provided for steering gear manufactured by John Hastie of Greenock, Scotland. International communications and downtime can be minimized for all parts including the Hele-Shaw pump. Retrofit kits
of Brown & Root, the Houston (Texas)-based engineering and construction firm which is a subsidiary of Halliburton Company. Halliburton Board chairman John P. Harbin said that the delegation of complete authority to manage the Brown & Root operations to this Executive Committee presents no change in organiz
for policy and administration, has been appointed associate administrator for administration. In addition, Mr. Brown announced the appointment of John L. Mann, Jr., formerly director of the Office of Management Services and Procurement, as deputy associate administrator for administration, reporting
made every component on the ship well-defined and interchangeable, according to Mike Schneider, a retired Navy captain, Project Liberty Ship member and SS John W. Brown volunteer. But the starting point for that transformation was the blueprints themselves, “which meant you had to change the entire design
A new corporate organization structure for the land, marine and administrative operations of Brown & Root, Inc., Houston, Texas, has been announced by president T. Louis Austin Jr. Under the reorganization, Brown & Root, Inc. will operate as a holding company, managing its interest in its various
Robert B. McFadden has been promoted to assistant vice president and director of the Mechanical Design Division, and John H. Klose was named an assistant vice president and director of the Hull Design Division at J.J. Henry Co., Inc. Both men will report to Anthony C. Brown, senior vice president and
formation of a new joint venture company headquartered in Houston. SUBMAR, Inc. is owned jointly by Sub-Sea Systems of Escondido, Calif., and John Brown and Company, Ltd. of London, England, through its subsidiary, UDI Group, Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland. SUBMAR will provide technical services
Thomas J. Feehan, president of Brown & Root, Inc. of Houston, Texas, announced the election recently of three vice presidents in the company's Marine Operations Group. Brown & Root, a Halliburton company, is one of the world's largest engineering-construction companies. Promoted to vice president
The Babcock & Wilcox Company and Brown Boveri have announced that a memorandum of understanding has been signed to restructure their relationship in the nuclear equipment business in Germany. Babcock-Brown Boveri Reaktor GmbH (BBR), a German supplier of nuclear steam supply systems, now owned
designed for river service and ? tted with twin open style skegs for debris protection. The all aluminum hulls will be powered by two 560 kW 6135SFM85 John Deere main engines for a speed of 20 knots. Reduction gears will be Reintjes WAF 244 with 2.5:1 reduction ratio driving stainless steel shafts and
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on completing its larger LNG export Eagle LNG’s Marine Fuel Depot – Talleyrand, located on the plant, also to be constructed in Jacksonville, on the St. Johns River Port of Jacksonville on the Talleyrand Marine Terminal now rou- north of JAXPORT. The new plant will have capacity to produce tinely bunkers
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