A.L. Burbank & Company, Ltd., New York, N.Y., well-known steamship owners, agents, brokers and consultants to the maritime industry, has announced the election of Peter Burbank to the office of chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the company.
The Puget Sound Section of the Marine Technology Society elected officers at its first general meeting, held recently at the Seattle Aquarium. Nearly 200 persons attended the meeting and were given a behind-thescenes tour of the aquarium. Officers elected were: chairman — Ken W.
Bird-Johnson Company, Walpole, Mass., has begun construction of a $5-million blade-machining facility to convert bronze castings into finished marine propeller blades. The announcement was made by Howard H. Scott, chairman and chief executive officer, at a cornerstone-laying ceremony.
Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories, Office of Hazardous Materials Research, 2030 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, has announced that J. Leslie Goodier, P.E., recently joined the organization where his activities will be directed toward marine technology,