2015-2016 Meetings

September 16, 2015 Meeting

A tour, presentation and dinner the USS Olympia.

Jesse Lebovics, Director of Historic Ships at the Independence Seaport Museum, presented on their ongoing surface piercing cofferdam repairs and followed by a tour through the ship, showcasing the restoration efforts and little known facts and historical accounts. The tour included engine rooms and boiler rooms, including the National Engineering Landmark Triple Expansion Engines, the operating ship’s machine shop and a working steam engine demonstration will be showcased.

Please see the meeting announcement for complete details.

October 21, 2015 Meeting

A presentation by Vinton Bossert of Bossert Dredge Consulting, LLC. about "Water - The Next Generation of Green Hydraulics"

Please see the meeting announcement for more details.

January 20, 2016 Meeting

A presentation by Timothy Keyser of US Army Corp of Engineers, Marine Desgin Center, about their new Z-Drive towboat.

Please see the meeting announcement for full details.