Advanced photo analysis helps prove midget subs role in Pearl Harbor attack For years, forensic historians relied on survivor and eyewitness testimonies and, if available, material testing or intelligence reports to help gather evidence to piece together an event.
The Naval Air Development Center, Warminister, Pa. Chapter of the Naval Civilian Administrators Association recently awarded an honorary membership to Capt. Ralph S. Barnaby, USN (ret.). Captain Barnaby, now 87 years old, has had a long and intimate association
A recent keel-laying ceremony at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) in San Diego initiated construction of a 126-foot midbody section for the first of three roll-on/roll-off (RO/ RO) ships that are being converted into Maritime Pre-Positioning Ships for charter to the U.
Avondale Shipyards recently launched the Eagle I, one of the largest split-hull hopper dredges in the world, for Eagle Dredging Corporation of New Orleans. The unique vessel is being constructed at a cost of more than $30 million, according to J.
The Maritime Subsidy Board (MSB) has approved a design change for four 35,000-dwt tankers built for Zapata Tankers, Inc. The tankers, which were constructed by Todd Shipyards Corporation, San Pedro, Calif., are the Zapata Patriot, Zapata Ranger, Zapata Courier, and Zapata Rover.
The Glacier Metal Company Limited of Middlesex, England, was founded by a U.S. citizen over 75 years ago. During the intervening period, the firm has become one of the world's leaders in plain bearing technology, and manufactures bearings and
Boston VLCC Tankers, Inc. II, Boston VLCC Tankers, Inc. IV, and Boston VLCC Tankers, Inc. VI have applied to the Maritime Administration for Title XI guarantees to aid in financing the retrofitting of the tankers Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland, respectively, in compliance with new U.
A growing appreciation of the benefits of podded electric propulsion is widening the concept's market reach, although business for such systems has remained concentrated among just a handful of suppliers. The recent deal for the Dolphin system,
Rear Adm. Donald G. Iselin, USN (ret.), has been elected group vice president of Kaiser Engineers, Inc., Houston, Texas, a subsidiary of Raymond International Inc., according to Henry F. LeMieux, chairman and chief executive officer of the parent firm.
The Maritime Administration has approved in principle an application for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the reconstruction of the 264,000-dwt tankers Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland to comply with the Port and Tanker Safety Act of 1978.