The last meeting of the 1976-77 program year for the San Diego Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was held on April 20, 1977, at which time the Section's past chairmen were honored. During the business meeting, the results of the elections were announced.
Oglebay Norton Company has taken delivery of its first 1,000- foot self-unloading vessel. The new supercarrier was constructed by the Bay Shipbuilding Corp., subsidiary of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Construction began in the
Many significant improvements are claimed for a new line of gear-type speed reducers introduced by the Falk Corporation, Milwaukee, Wise. Essentially the new line, carrying a new "A" Unit designation, combines significantly higher performance with reduced space requirements.
The appointments of Robert P. Fink as sales manager and David Calvert as parts sales supervisor of Wichita Clutch Company, division of Dana Corporation, P.O. Box 1550, Wichita Falls, Texas 76307, have been announced by Thomas F. Long, general manager of the division.
Joe B. Foster has been elected an executive vice president of Tenneco Inc., Houston. In his new post, Mr. Foster becomes a member of the company's Corporate Office and has been assigned overall corporate-level responsibility for an existing Tenneco operating unit,
Sherman A. Nelson has been appointed chief corporate engineer at Trus Joist Corporation, according to a recent announcement by president Walter C. Minnick. Mr. Nelson, a 15-year Trus Joist employee, will be responsible for supervising activities
The appointment of John G. Rogers as manager, facility services, in Bethlehem Steel Corporation's shipbuilding department was announced recently by David H. Klinges, vice president in charge of shipbuilding. Mr. Rogers is advancing from planning engineer.
F. Steven Carlon has been employed by Savannah Machine and Shipyard Co. of Savannah, Ga., in the position of contracting sales engineer for the industrial steel fabrication division, as announced by David H. Green, executive vice president. Mr.
Standard Oil Company of California (Socal) has announced that Douglas C. Wolcott has been appointed president of Chevron Shipping Company, the corporation's marine transportation subsidiary. Mr. Wolcott, currently a vice president and general
Robert L. Witt, engineering manager of the Fluid Control Division of FMC Corporation, 10516 Old Katy Road, Houston, Texas 77024, announced that William A. Gill has been named offshore engineering manager. In this newly created position, Mr. Gill's