Since its sinking on February 17, 1864, researchers and historians have pondered the above question for more than a century. What we do know, however is that a piece of Civil War history had been lying on the floor of Charleston Harbor off the coast of South Carolina.
While the 1970s could be called the decade of the tanker, and the 1980s that of the bulk carrier, without a doubt the 1990s will be most widely recognized in maritime circles as that of the containership. Explosive fleet growth — from 1.768 million
The Southern New England Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers held its quarterly meeting recently at the New London Naval Submarine Base, Groton, Conn. Norman L. Mac- Intyre of Seaworthy Engine Systems, Inc. (Essex, Conn.), presented a
George Geiger, president of Bay Shipbuilding Corp., Sturgeon Bay, Wis. recently announced that Rear Adm. William Thompson (USN-ret.) has joined Bay Shipbuilding as the corporation's representative in Washington, D.C. Admiral Thompson is a public relations consultant in the Washington, D.