The superseiner Napoleon, first of a three-boat contract signed between Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and Ocean Blazer, Inc. in July 1978, was turned over to her owners recently just before leaving Sturgeon Bay. To be operated under the Venezuelan f l a g by Venatun, Inc.
Bayou Black Shipyard of Gibson, La., recently delivered one of several 42-foot allaluminum crewboats — the Frontier I — to Frontier Marine of Morgan City, La. The vessel has a length of 42 feet, a beam of 13 feet, and a depth midship of 6.5 feet.
The twin superseiners Sea Chase and Chiriqui II were christened recently at Peterson Builders in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The Sea Chase, launched last December, departed Sturgeon Bay at the end of July under command of Capt. Gregory Chase, whose wife, Renee, christened the boat.
A large contingent of the San Diego and San Pedro tuna fishing industry gathered in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., recently to witness the christening and delivery' of the tuna seiner Captain Frank Medina, built for Capt. and Mrs. Joe Medina Jr. of San Diego; and the launching of the Jane for Venatun,
Campbell Industries, P.O. Box 1870, San Diego, Calif. 92112, recently delivered the Biehl Traveler, second of two offshore tug/ supply ships built for Biehl Offshore, Inc. of Houston, Texas. Her maiden voyage will take her to the Gulf of Alaska,
Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, recently completed a twovessel contract for Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La., with the delivery of the supply boat Moorean Command. Now working out of Cameron, La., for Getty Oil Company, the 180-foot by 40-foot vessel carries 6,
Ever since the sinking of the Titanic, experts have occupied themselves with the question of how passengers can be evacuated from a ship in the fastest possible way. Passengers and crew rarely have a chance to prepare themselves for the consequences of a disaster.
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The Cybernet CTX-2050 is a fully synthesized 50-channel VHFFM radiotelephone designed to the very highest standards of modern high-technology electronics. This new unit covers all U.S. VHF-FM marine channels including five U.S.; and Canadian weather channels.
Furuno has announced the availability of two new high-performance sonars for commercial and sport fishermen. Both units offer an exceptionally wide range of standard features, such as automatic target tracking, 1-kw output power, choice of 60 or 150- kHz operating frequency,
Raytheon Marine Company has introduced a new low-cost 25-watt radiotelephone for mariners with short-to-medium-range communications requirements. The RAY-48A is a 12-channel set with two weather channels. It is supplied with channels 6 (ship-to-ship,