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May 2016 Issue

25 Years Ago 1991. According to NOAA, Alaska’s fishing ports of Dutch Harbor landed more fish than any other major U.S. fishing port in 1990. The growth in the groundfish catch out of Dutch Harbor—primarily Alaskan pollock—kept the port on top with 509.9 million lb. landed. ... Ocean Technology Systems Inc. was awarded the Emmy for innovative technical achievement, making them the first underwater communications firm to receive such an award. ... Researchers at the Naval Medicine Department of the Swedish Defence Establishment in Stockholm developed an underwater heater for divers based on hydrogen peroxide.


15 Years Ago 2001. President George W. Bush’s FY 2002 budget for NOAA zeroed in on priority needs to ensure they achieved peak effectiveness in their stewardship of natural resources in the U.S. ... The U.S. Navy and the Weather Channel signed a memorandum of understanding in Atlanta that encouraged professional collaboration between the two organizations. ... General Dynamics Corp. put in another bid to acquire Newport News Shipbuilding Inc. for $2.1 billion in its second attempt to gain total control over all of the U.S. military’s nuclear-powered ships in manufacturing and maintenance.


10 Years Ago 2006. A record volume of royalty in kind (RIK) gas produced from federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico was sold to nine companies during a spring gas sale conducted by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Mineral Management Service. ... Northrop Grumman Corp. helped during the Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts by helping re-launch the 24th Aegis guided missile destroyer Kidd. The ship sustained a lot of hull damage during the storm. ... The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Star returned to Seattle after a two-month Antarctic deployment that saw it travel 8,200 naut. mi. nonstop.


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