Halter Marine, Inc., New Orleans, La., delivered two new 101- foot all aluminum crewboats, the Pamela Ann and the Patricia Ann, to Command Marine, Inc. of Lafayette, La. Both were purchased from Halter's stock boat program and delivered to their owner within 21 days of contract signing.
Patti Shipbuilding of Pensacola, Fla. recently delivered the oceangoing tug M/V Navasota to Brazosport Towing Co. Inc. of Freeport, Texas. The Navasota is a 100-foot by 30-foot, 3,600-hp class oceangoing tug and is ABS classed + Maltese cross A1 all ocean towing service,
The American Spirit, a supertanker built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation for Gulf Oil Corporation at a base contract cost of approximately $81.4 million, was christened recently at the steel company's Sparrows Point (Md.) Yard. Mrs. Jerry McAfee,
The Northern Leader, the third in a new series of 123-foot combination boats constructed by Marine Construction & Design Co. (MARCO), Seattle, Wash., was delivered recently. It is reported to be one of the most versatile fishing vessels for the North Pacific yet constructed by MARCO.
Moss Point Marine recently launched the first of two 140-foot by 32-foot by 11-foot utility boats for Argosy Offshore, Ltd., of Lafayette, La. The Argosy Mate will be joined in the very near future by the Argosy Chief. These two vessels will complete
Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Company of Mobile, Ala., recently delivered the scalloper Westport to Soren Henriksen of Tradewind Fishing Corporation, New Bedford, Mass. She is the first of four identical vessels under construction at the Bender yard.