Sea History 024 - Summer 1982

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KEEPING THE BIG SHIPS SHIP-SHAPE

"Britanis" on dry dock at Todd Brooklyn.

"Pacific Princess" drydocking at Todd Los Angeles Todd Shipyards Corporation is called upon frequently to give a face-lift or perform overhaul and repairs to the cruise ships of many flags. Our seven shipyards , located on all 3 U.S. coasts , are fully equipped to handle any type of ship repair work . We have the facilities and skilled personnel to do the job and do it well.

"Ocean Independence" entering dry dock at Todd San Francisco.

Todd is currently spending millions of dollars on upgrading its shipyards . A new 40,000 displacement ton capacity floating drydock will be operational at the Galveston Division in March of '82. Construction of a 13,500 displacement ton capacity syncrolift system, capable of handling 5 vessels simultaneously , is cu r rently underway at Los Angeles . A new 14,000 displacement ton capacity dry dock is now under construction to be placed at Houston , while a 40 ,000 displacement ton capacity dry dock will be modified and transferred from San Francisco to Seattle, to be operational June 1982. Recently a new 3,500 ton dry dock was placed in operation at the company 's New Orleans Division to service the inland waterway fleets . Big or small , TODD will repair them all!

Todd Shipyards Corporation One State Street Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10004 Telephone: (212) 668-4700 Russian cruise ship "Odessa" on dock at Todd New Orleans

Cable: "Robin" New York

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE NEW ORLEANS/ HOUSTON/GALVESTON