Wickert Named Asst. Dir. Of Naval Architecture At Designers & Planners

Designers & Planners, Inc., a firm of naval architects and marine engineers with offices in Washington, Philadelphia, Galveston, and San Diego, Ferd Serim, president of the company, recently announced that Mr. Wickert will serve as assistant director of naval architecture reporting to Carlos A. Tomassoni. In this capacity, Mr. Wickert will be responsible for early stage ship design studies for both naval and commercial ships.

Mr. Wickert, a native Washingtonian, is a graduate of Catholic University and has been employed as a naval architect for the past 30 years with the Naval Sea Systems Command and its predecessor organizations, NAVSEC and BUSHIPS. His most recent assignment was as head of the Auxiliary, Amphibious, and Mine Warfare Ship Design Branch of the Advanced Design Division.

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