Great Lakes/Great Rivers SNAME Spring Meeting Held In Cleveland

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The Spring Meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was convened r e c e n t l y at the Westlake Holiday Inn near Cleveland. Total registration was 85.

Following registration and the business session in which the next year's officers were elected, three papers were presented as follows: "Ice Breaking by Tow on Mississippi River," by S.L. Denhertog, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Cold Regions Research and E n g i n e e r i n g Laboratory; "Narrative of Harbor Services on the Illinois River," by Ed Trumbull, vice president, Trumbull River Service, Lacon, 111.; and "Great Lakes Export Coal Potential," by G.J. Ryan, Great Lakes Region director, MarAcl and A.H. Ames Jr., chief, Region Port and Intermodal Development Office, Mar- Ad.

For those who wished, the afternoon provided an opportunity for a tour of the Lorain Pellet Terminal owned by Republic Steel Corporation and the newest iron ore dock on the Great Lakes. The Fall Meeting of the Section will be at Ann Arbor, Mich., October 23, 1981, held in conjunction with the 100th anniversary celebration of the School of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers at the University. A full technical session is planned and festivities will continue into Saturday, i n c l u d i n g the football game for the many alumni expected to attend.

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