Boat Building

McFadden And Klose Appointed Assistant Vice Presidents At J.J. Henry

Robert B. McFadden has been promoted to assistant vice president and director of the Mechanical Design Division, and John H. Klose was named an assistant vice president and director of the Hull Design Division at J.J. Henry Co., Inc. Both men will report to Anthony C.


Twin Nickum & Spaulding "Schooners7 Join Alaska Fishing Fleet

The Prowler and the Sablefish — both wide-waisted, house-aft boats termed "schooners" by West Coast fishermen—recently headed north out of Seattle for the king crab season, their introduction to the working fish fleet. The twin boats joined a

Service Marine Christens 600-Passenger Paddlewheeler For Heritage Cruise Lines

—Free Literature O f f e r e d— Service Marine Industries, Amelia, La., recently christened a 600- passenger dinner/cruise boat for operator Heritage Cruise Lines, Richmond, Va. The M/V Annabel Lee, which will cruise on the James River out of Richmond, Va.

Tacoma Boat Delivers Fourth Tractor Tug To Foss

The Arthur Foss. the fourth tractor tug for Foss Launch & Tug Co., was christened recently in ceremonies at Foss Terminal in Seattle, Wash. Performing the christening were co-sponsors Patricia Foss and Christine Foss, the daughters of Arthur Foss,

Hartley Marine To Operate Walker General Cargo Terminal In Paducah, Ky.

Hartley Marine Corp. will lease and operate the Riverport General Cargo Facility, according to a recent agreement between Hartley and the Paducah-McCracken County Port Authority. The facility is located at approximately Mile 1.3 on the Tennessee River

Nichols Bros. Wins $8-Million Contract To Build Six Ferries

Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Freeland, Wash., was recently awarded an $8-million contract to build six 72-foot catamaran ferries over the next two years for the Port of Puerto Rico. Each catamaran ferry, based on designs by International Catamaran Designs Ltd.

National Marine Gets Title XI Approval On $38.5-Million Orders

The Maritime Administration has approved in principle an application from National Marine Service, Inc., St. Louis, Mo., for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of 46 double-skin, petroleum / chemical tank barges and five towboats.

360-Passenger 'Wave Piercer' Delivered By Nichols Brothers

Looking somewhat like a cross between a catamaran and a hydrofoil, the 360-passenger wave piercer M/V Nantucket Spray was recently delivered by Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., Whidbey Island, Wash., to Bay State Cruises of Massachusetts. The

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