Full-Scale Standardization Trial Correlation of the SS United States -IN-PERSON EVENT

When:  May 1, 2024 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Hampton Roads Section

Presentation about the early model testing of what became the SS United States and the heretofore unpublished model experiments for the full-scale standardization trials correlation.

Robert Roddy graduated from Vanderbilt University and immediately began his 45 year career at the Navy’s David Taylor Model Basin. He worked in the fields of: resistance and propulsion; preliminary hull and propeller design; full-scale trials; and, submarine stability and control. Bob was lucky enough to have had an excellent mentor that entrusted with the model data for the United States in the early 1970s. He has been the Secretary of the SNAME Marine Forensics Committee and Chairman of the Historic Merchant Shipwreck Panel since 2014.



Hampton Yacht Club (Second Floor)
4707 Victoria Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23669

Pricing Information

Registration Price
Students $15.00
Member $20.00
Non-member $30.00