The battleship New Jersey (BB-62) was recommissioned recently at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard, Long Beach, Calif. President Ronald Reagan was the commissioning speaker. The New Jersey's recommissioning marks the fourth time the ship has become part of the active fleet.
When the mammoth World War II battleship Iowa left drydocking facilities at Avondale Shipyard enroute to its second phase of facelifting at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss, it was towed downriver on the Mississippi by Gulf Fleet Marine's Gulf Ace II,
Brown Marine Service, Inc., Pensacola, Fla., has applied to the Maritime Administration for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the construction of one single-skin tank barge and one double-skin tank barge. The single- skin barge will have a 20,