This Day in Naval History - June 28

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

1794 - Joshua Humphreys appointed master builder to build Navy ships at an annual salary of $2,000.

1814 - USS Wasp captures HMS Reindeer.

1865 - CSS Shenandoah captures 11 American whalers in one day.

1970 - USS James Madison (SSBN 627) completes conversion to Poseidon missile capability.


Offshore

STX to Slash Jobs, Sell Yard

To stat above water by restructuring, South Korean Shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co. plans to lay off about a third of its workforce and sell a yard in France, says a report in WSJ.

Onshore Spending on the Cusp of Recovery?

DW’s recently released quarterly World Oilfield Services Market Forecast (OFS) and World Oilfield Equipment Market Forecast (OFE) continue to suggest 2016 will

US Offshore Lease Sale Yields $18 Mln in High Bids

Today’s U.S. oil and gas Lease Sale 248 garnered $18,067,020 in high bids for 24 tracts covering 138,240 acres in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area, announced

 
 
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