American Heavy Lift Names Admiral Peet To Board of Directors

American Heavy Lift Shipping Company recently announced the election of Vice Adm. Raymond E. Peet, USN (retired), to its board of directors.

Highlighting Admiral Peet's active U.S. Navy career were the positions of acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for James Schlesinger (1974) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (1972-74). The admiral's numerous field commands include Commander, First Fleet (1970-72) and Commander, Atlantic Amphibious Training Command (1968-69).

Admiral Peet is currently consultant to the president of Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical Company, and serves as a director for Cubic Corporation and Energy Factors Inc. In addition, he is serving on a volunteer basis as chairman of San Diego's Fiscal Overseers Board.

American Heavy Lift operates four Jones Act product tankers. These vessels are currently under term charters to four major U.S oil companies involved in coastwise petroleum product transportation.

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