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New USCG Safety Award Bestowed To Four Honorees

Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Adm. J. William Kime, recently bestowed a newlyestablished award for sustained contribution to national and international marine safety and pollution prevention to four honorees. The RAdm. Charles P. Murphy Award, named in honor of the late RAdm.Charles P. Murphy, former Chief of the Office of Marine Safety and former chairman of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee, were presented to Capt. James B.

McCarty, Jr., USCG (Ret.), Capt. Archibald K. McComb, Jr., USCG (Ret.), Edward M. MacCutcheon, and James B. Robertson, Jr. All are Interngovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) and International Maritime Organization (IMO) hands and major contributors to the technical labors that are the underpinnings of the SOLAS and Loadline Conventions. Capt. McCarty spent four years with Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. before taking a position at the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation (BMIN) in 1940. He retired as the executive secretary of the Merchant Marine Council.

Capt. McComb served as chief, International Maritime Safety Coordinating Staff, and was responsible for coordination between the various governmental and industrial groups in their development and preparation of the U.S.'s positions. Mr. Robertson helped solve hull failure problems of early Liberty ships in World War II and T-2 tankers, was a member of the U.S. delegation to the 1948 SOLAS Convention and a technical advisor to the 1960 and 1974 SOLAS conferences. Mr. MacCutcheon is former chief of the Office of Research and Development of the Maritime Administration, and was in charge of R & D and the operation of the nuclear merchant ship Savannah.




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