Traditionally, at the last scheduled meeting of the year, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers reserves the occasion for honoring its past chairmen. Robert E. Apple, outgoing chairman for the year,
Milton G. Nottingham, spokesman for the 14,000-member Alumni Association of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., has expressed his organization's opposition to the proposed dismemberment of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee.
Carl Biehl, chairman of the board of Biehl & Company, steamship agents for numerous shipping lines throughout the world, has announced the following managerial promotions in the Houston, Texas, office. T.E. Dugey, executive vice president, has