Ninety members and guests of the Pacific Northwest Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers recently attended a regular meeting held in Pier 91 Officers' Club, Seattle, Wash. After dinner, a technical paper titled "Application
John Philip Holland was an Irish schoolteacher who immigrated to the United States in 1873 to pursue his passion: the design of the world's first practical submarine. Although never formally trained as an engineer, Holland realized his dream on May 17,
Joseph Nolet, marine sales manager of Gamlen Chemical Company, a division of Sybron Corporation, Elmwood Park, N.J., has announced the appointment of Kevin Smith, president of Supplier's Marine and Industrial, Inc., to the position of Great Lakes Area sales representative.
Some 70 members and guests attended the recent meeting of the Philadelphia Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers held at the Engineer's Club in Philadelphia. Following opening announcements by section chairman K. Gyswyt,
The U.S. Department of Commerce, Maritime Administration, has awarded a $197,362 Research & Development contract to M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineers of New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, to assess future
A.C. Brown, senior vice president of J.J. Henry Co., Inc., naval architects and marine engineers, recently announced the following p r o m o t i o n s in the J.J. Henry Company's Moorestown, N.J., office. Robert B. McFadden has been appointed
James J. Convy, executive vice president-Operations of Gibbs & Cox, Inc., one of the nation's leading independent naval architectural firms, has announced the opening of the Newport News Division, 6060 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, Va. The Newport News
Alan C. McClure Associates, Inc. of Houston, naval architects and engineers, specializing in consultation work for a range of offshore and marine transportation related activities, has announced that Fred E. Shumaker has joined the firm as vice president.
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
James W. Church has joined Designers & Planners, Inc. as director of project engineering. The announcement was made recently by Ferd Serim, president of the company. Designers & Planners is a firm of naval architects and marine engineering with offices in New York, Washington, and Galveston.