The nuclear-powered attack submarine Dallas (SSN-700) was commissioned recently during ceremonies held at General Dynamics, Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn.
William P. Clements Jr., Governor of Texas, was principal speaker during the ceremonies.
Mrs. Clements was the ship's sponsor.
The Dallas is the first U.S. Navy ship named in honor of the city in Texas, county seat of Dallas County and the second largest city in the state. Dallas also commemorates the name of Vice President George Mifflin Dallas.
Used primarily for antisubmarine warfare, the Dallas is a Los Angeles-class submarine and has an overall length of 360 feet (109.7 m), a beam of 33 feet (10.1 m), and a submerged displacement of 6,900 tons.
The submarine's complement will be 12 officers and 115 enlisted men. Armament includes includes four 21-inch torpedo tubes for MK 48 torpedoes and SUBROC missiles. The tubes are also designed to launch Harpoon missiles.
Adam Heller of the University of Texas at Austin. Using a glass dish filled with clear water, he poured on a layer of crude oil of the type that fouled Prince William Sound in Alaska three years ago. Next, he poured a few teaspoons of sand-like glass bubbles on the spill. The oil almost instantly combined wit
. The three PRTs are deployed in Circle 302 on Reader Service Card Alyeska's Ship Escort Response Vessel System (SERVS), serving as tanker escorts in Prince William Sound. The mission of Alyeska/SERVS is to prevent oil spills by assisting tankers in safe navigation through Prince William Sound, and
In the aftermath of the grounding of the Exxon Valdez and the ensuing oil spill in Prince William Sound, there has been considerable interest in resources available for pilot and deck officer training in such environmentally sensitive areas. In response to requests from TV and other news media
Ralph B. Ablon, chairman of Ogden Corporation, has announced that Ogden recently completed the sale of Avondale Industries, Inc. common stock to the Avondale Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), in accordance with the plan announced in July this year. The ESOP includes certain employees in the
Governor William Weld of Massachusetts is preparing a proposal to build a 600- to 800-bed prison ship to ease the chronic overcrowding that plagues state and county jails. The vessel would be docked in an industrial area along the Boston waterfront or the Mystic River, with easy access to local
The General Regulator Division of Forney Engineering Company, headquartered near Dallas, Texas, has announced the establishment of additional sales and service capability. The primary intent, in addition to intensifying sales coverage, is to provide on-the-spot service engineering to the many owners
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company of San Diego (NASSCO) has announced that a contract option for approximately $14 million has been exercised by the U.S. Navy for the regular overhaul of the tank landing ship USS Bristol County (LST- 1198). A contract awarded by the Navy in 1982 provided for
that turns conflict of interest into mutual interest. New regulations may have changed a design's lifespan but not the series concept. Today, Antony Prince is internationally recognized as the President of GTR Campbell Marine Consultants and successor to the legacy of the company founder, famed naval
is scheduled to be delivered this month. The PRT trio will join Alyeska's Ship Escort Response Vessel System (SERVS), serving as tanker escorts in Prince William Sound. During its sea trials, Attentive generated a bollard pull of 305,000-lbs. and running speed of 17 knots. Equipped for firefighting
the State of Alaska to link Sitka to Juneau with fast modern boats, capable of a comfortable one-day round trip, and improve service to communities in Prince William Sound. The first vessel is scheduled to enter service between Juno and Sitka at the beginning of 2004, while the second vessel should follow
the State of Alaska to link Sitka to Juneau with fast modern boats, capable of an expedient one-day round trip, thus improving service to communities in Prince William Sound. The first of the two-part vessel series will go into service in 2004 — the second vessel will follow one year later. It was also made
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