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Manitowoc Engineering

Names Fox Executive VP

And General Manager

William W. Fox

William W. Fox has been pro- moted to executive vice president and general manager of Manitowoc

Engineering Co., a division of The

Manitowoc Company, Inc. Mr. Fox succeeds Ralph E. Feiertag, who recently retired as president of

Manitowoc Engineering.

In his new position, Mr. Fox will oversee the operations of Manito- woc Engineering Co., which designs, manufactures, and distributes cranes, log debarking equipment, and contract products such as large stamping presses and tunnelling machines.

He will also oversee the opera- tions of Manitex, Inc., McAllen,

Texas, which designs, manufac- tures, and distributes offshore ped- estal cranes, boom trucks, overhead cranes, and straddle cranes.

Mr. Fox has more than 20 years of experience selling and marketing heavy equipment. He joined Mani- towoc Engineering in 1980 as vice president and general manager of the company's Chicago-based sales subsidiary. Promoted to vice presi- dent of North American Distribu- tion in 1986, he served in that capacity until his latest promotion.

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of cranes and industrial products, and ship repair.

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SPD's Henschel Unit Wins

Taiwanese Navy Contract

For Ship Controls

Henschel has received a contract to provide ship control systems for up to eight FFG-7 frigates being built for the Taiwanese Navy.

The contract calls for immediate production of two shipsets, with op- tions for six additional systems.

Henschel, an SPD Technologies company, has been the premier de- signer and producer of ship control systems for the past 70 years. The company's installations can be found on virtually every U.S. Navy combatant vessel, and has also been used on frigates for the Australian and Spanish navies.

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December, 1989 45

Ocean Survey Ship,

USNS Tanner, Launched

By Beth-Sparrows Point

The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift

Command (MSC) recently chris- tened the ocean survey ship USNS

Tanner (T-AGS-40) at ceremonies at Bethlehem Steel Corporation's

Sparrows Point, Md., shipyard.

Rear Adm. Richard F. Pitten- ger, Oceanographer of the Navy, was the principal speaker. The Hon- orable Mimi W. Dawson, former

Deputy Secretary of Transporta- tion, was the ship's sponsor. Vice

Adm. Paul D. Butcher, USN,

Commander, Military Sealift Com- mand, represented the MSC.

The 499-foot, 15,821-ton-clis- placement USNS Tanner is to con- duct ocean surveys and gather es- sential geophysical and other scien- tific data. Among other things, this type of information is used to map the deep ocean floor. The Tanner is expected to join the MSC's ship

Special Mission Support Force in 1990.

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Point yard,

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