First Coast S h i p b u i l d i ng Constructing $ 1 2 - M i l l i on Luxury Y a c h t For C l i p p e r Cruise
Clipper Cruise Line recently announced that construction of its Yorktown Clipper is proceeding on schedule, with service slated to begin in March 1988. After being launched in November, the luxury yacht is being outfitted for an early March christening.
According to Bob Steeber, Columbian Bronze Corporation's director of sales, the propellers now manufactured of CF-3 stainless steel alloy have the strength required to allow "fine-tuning" for maximum performance. The CF-3 does not yield under load or flex out of pitch,
The Atlanta (SSN 712), shown above, the 31st nuclear-powered submarine to be built by Newport News Shipbuilding, was launched during recent ceremonies at the shipyard. U.S. Senator Sam Nunn of Georgia was the principal speaker. His wife, Colleen, was the ship's sponsor.
With the recent addition of the 418-ton island house assembly, Newport News Shipbuilding completed the final construction superlift for the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN- 71). The 1,092-foot ship is coming together in time for her scheduled
The MarAd and Maritime Subsidy Board have agreed to a request from Margate Shipping Co. to extend the subsidizable life of the 38,000-dwt tanker Cherry Valley until February 28, 1997. Without action, the subsidizable life would have expired July 9.
Amoco's tug Michigan, operating through the winter in Lake Michigan last year, experienced damage to its stainless monobloc propellers necessitating unscheduled drydocking of the vessel twice and the installation of a spare propeller. Lips Propellers
The Maritime Subsidy Board has approved the award of a $2,569,934 subsidy to Maryland Shipbuilding and Drydock Company for reconstruction work on the United States Lines, Inc., containership American Merchant. The Baltimore shipyard is increasing the
Rolls-Royce Holdings Canada Limited, which controls the activities of the Rolls-Royce Group in that country, has been renamed Rolls-Royce Industries Canada Inc. According to company chairman W.J. Mandry, "This new name offers a far more specific
MARINOX 1, an on-site, ondemand oxygen generator that eliminates the need for pressurized oxygen cylinders, is now available from' XORBOX, Division of Greene & Kellogg, Inc., Tonawanda, N.Y. Contained in a s t u r d y , salt corrosion-resistant and watertight unit,
Edward J. Campbell, president and chief executive officer of Newport News Shipbuilding, has announced the promotion of the following three executives, all of whom will report to him. William P. Fricks, formerly controller and treasurer, is appointed vice president, finance; William H.