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Joins The Fleet (continued from page 41) four General Electric gas tur- bine jet engines, which together can produce more than 80,000 shp, Ticonderoga is capable of speeds in excess of 30 knots. Two controllable, reversible-pitch pro- pellers and twin rudders add flexibility and maneuverability.
The size of the crew has been substantially reduced from ear- lier ships of comparable size and war-fighting missions. Automa- tion and advanced technology in the propulsion, armament, and electronics systems, combined with support systems which re- quire minimum maintenance, per- mit a crew numbering 350 — 23 officers and 327 enlisted person- nel. The usual complement for other cruisers range from 434 to 500 personnel.
Amos Baki Appointed
Vice President At
Rosenblatt & Son
Lester Rosenblatt, president of
M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., naval architects and marine engineer- ing firm of New York, recently announced the appointment of
Amos Baki to the position of vice president of the corporation.
As manager of the Washington area branch in Arlington, Va.,
Mr. Baki is responsible for the conduct of contracts encompass- ing total ship design, systems analysis, fleet modernization management support, and eco- nomic analysis of marine sys- tems. This office is staffed with over 150 engineers, designers, and management specialists in support of NAVSEA, MSC, DOT, and other clients.
Mr. Baki joined M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc. in March 1973 as manager of ship design and ma- rine economics, and subsequently was appointed assistant vice pres- ident and manager of the Wash- ington area branch in 1980. Pre- viously Mr. Baki spent eight years in various shipyard design offices including Furness Ship- building & Dry Dock, England;
Sun Shipbuilding, Pa., and Lit- ton, Advanced Marine Technical
Frydenbo Names Triconn
Licensee In U.S. For
Rotary Steering Gear
Triconn Corporation, Redding,
Conn., recently announced it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Frydenbo A/S,
Bergen, Norway, for the manu- facture, sale, and service of Fry- denbo rotary vane steering gear in the U.S.
The Frydenbo rotary vane steering gear system has long been popular among owners and operators for use on oceangoing and harbor tugs requiring rugged and dependable steering systems to crude oil and product tankers having to meet the latest IMCO requirements for reliability and safety at sea.
Over 6,000 vessels operating worldwide have Frydenbo rotary vane steering gear installed, in- cluding over 150 vessels built in the U.S., making Frydenbo one of the largest, most experienced and respected manufacturers of rotary vane steering gear in the world.
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