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.
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 petroleum product carrier M/V Philadelphia Sun (shown above) has left Sun Ship Inc., Chester, Pa., and joined its sister ship, the New York Sun, in the Sun Transport U.S.-flag tanker fleet, a considerable portion of which is assigned to transporting petroleum
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.