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September 23, 1989 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
U.S. Navy officials said Friday they are considering whether to take action against one of the largest remaining private shipyard companies on the West Coast after a federal judge's ruling last month that the firm committed mail fraud and acted with fraudulent intent on a Navy contract. Southwest Marine Inc.
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May 11, 1990 | CLAY EVANS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The owner of the doomed Princess Louise, the former restaurant ship that sank in Los Angeles Harbor last fall, has filed suit against Southwest Marine Inc., alleging that workers at the shipyard negligently caused the vessel to founder. The suit, filed by the Bank of San Pedro in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 10, alleges that poor workmanship by Southwest Marine employees caused the accident that ended the career of the one-time passenger ship.
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May 11, 1990 | CLAY EVANS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The owner of the doomed Princess Louise, the former restaurant ship that sank in Los Angeles Harbor last fall, has filed suit against Southwest Marine Inc., alleging that workers at the shipyard negligently caused the vessel to founder. The suit, filed by the Bank of San Pedro in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 10, alleges that poor workmanship by Southwest Marine employees caused the accident that ended the career of the one-time passenger ship.
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September 28, 1989 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge has withdrawn a judgment in which he ruled that one of the largest shipyard companies on the West Coast committed mail fraud and acted with fraudulent intent against the U.S. Navy. In settling a lawsuit between competing shipyards, U.S. District Judge Stanley A. Weigel on Tuesday withdrew an earlier summary judgment against Southwest Marine Inc., according to a court clerk and shipyard attorneys. The Aug.
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September 28, 1989 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge has withdrawn a judgment in which he ruled that one of the largest shipyard companies on the West Coast committed mail fraud and acted with fraudulent intent against the U.S. Navy. In settling a lawsuit between competing shipyards, U.S. District Judge Stanley A. Weigel on Tuesday withdrew an earlier summary judgment against Southwest Marine Inc., according to a court clerk and shipyard attorneys. The Aug.
BUSINESS
November 7, 1990
Southwest Marine Inc. in Terminal Island won a $4.2-million contract from the Navy to provide miscellaneous HM&E repairs and ship alterrations.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 1, 1990
A Los Angeles City Council committee has tentatively approved a new lease with the largest commercial shipyard on Terminal Island, but not without harsh words for the Harbor Department's handling of the agreement. The proposed 10-year lease with Southwest Marine Inc. drew criticism from the council's Commerce, Energy and Natural Resources Committee because the agreement has been in negotiations since 1986 and falls short of the 20-year lease sought by the shipyard.
NEWS
February 23, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
As the tanker American Trader sailed into San Francisco Bay for repairs, cleanup crews marshaled their forces for a final effort that could take weeks to remove the remnants of a 394,000-gallon oil spill that has fouled Orange County's coast for two weeks. Although it will be awhile before the last oily residues are picked up, cleanup officials say miles of coast between Newport Beach and Huntington Beach could be reopened to the public within several days.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1985 | FREDERICK M. MUIR, Times Staff Writer
R. A. Carpenter, the marine engineering executive who earlier this week bought Campbell Industries Inc.'s San Diego shipyard, said Thursday that he plans to compete head-on with other local shipyards in the lucrative Navy ship-repair business. If successful, Carpenter predicted that San Diego Marine Industries--the renamed local Campbell shipyard--could generate $20 million in Navy contracts within the next 14 to 18 months and employ as many as 500 workers.
NEWS
September 23, 1989 | CHRIS WOODYARD, Times Staff Writer
U.S. Navy officials said Friday they are considering whether to take action against one of the largest remaining private shipyard companies on the West Coast after a federal judge's ruling last month that the firm committed mail fraud and acted with fraudulent intent on a Navy contract. Southwest Marine Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 26, 1986
A contract awarded to Southwest Marine Inc. will swell the company's San Diego work force by 500 over the next year. The $30.3-million contract to overhaul and upgrade the Spurance Class destroyer Fife is the largest single-ship contract awarded to the company, according to Southwest Marine president Art Engel. The contract, which will begin in September and stretch over 10 months, will bolster a local work force that had declined from 900 to 700 over the past few years.
REAL ESTATE
February 3, 1985
The Old Ferry Landing, a $6-million commercial development, will be built at the site of the old ferry dock in Coronado, and new diesel-powered ferries are expected to be constructed to cross the bay between the landing and the dock at the foot of Broadway in San Diego. Kercheval & Associates Inc., project engineer, will work in conjunction with Delawie, Bretton, Wilkes Associates, the architect, on the four-acre Coronado project at the foot of Orange Avenue.
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