James R. Wittmeyer has been appointed vice president-operations at Pennsylvania Shipbuilding, Chester, Pa. He succeeds John A. Serrie, who has retired after more than 40 years in the shipbuilding industry. Mr. Wittmeyer has 30 years of experience in shipbuilding.
The Ship Structure Committee has recently published two new reports dealing with structural details and tolerances common to the commercial and naval shipbuilding industry. These reports should be valuable guides to both structural designers and shipyard personnel.