ASNE Charleston Section Reports Activities
The Charleston Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers reports a productive winter and spring. The first meeting in January included the election of officers and a presentation by Joseph Schilling, American Bureau of Shipping, Savannah, Ga., on "Construction Techniques of Present Day Ships as Compared to World War II Liberty Ships." In February, the Charleston area of the Joint Engineers Week Banquet was chaired by the Section. In March, the subject of the meeting was "Ship Repair in the Charleston Area." In April, there was a joint meeting with The Citadel Student Section of ASNE, with a movie and talk concerning Liquefied Natural Gas Spheres and Construction, by Bill Baron of General Dynamics.
In June, Marcus Googer assumed the chairmanship of the Charleston Section, with the transfer of Comdr. Ron Fisher to Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
The next scheduled meeting of ASNE in Charleston will be a joint meeting with the National Contractors Management Association (NCMA) on September 20, 1977.
Naval engineers and associated professions are invited to attend meetings at Charleston. Questions with regard to the Charleston Section of ASNE should be addressed to the Chairman, Marcus Googer, NAVSHIPYD Charleston, Charleston, S.C. 29408.