Chris Deegan speaks at ASNE's Mission Engineering and Analysis conference by Peter Buescher

G&C President Chris Deegan taking questions as part of ASNE’s Mission Engineering and Analysis II conference at the University of Mary Washington's Dahlgren, VA campus. Chris' discussion, “Affordable Future Surface Combatants: Challenging the Ship Design & Construction Paradigm" emphasized the economies and operational benefits the Navy can potentially achieve by designing common and/or existing ship architectures into Future Surface Combatant programs.

Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop by Peter Buescher


DLBA recently completed a design of a 16-foot rowing/sailing skiff for the Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop.  Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop is a nonprofit organization that uses wooden boatbuilding and other nautical-related activities to help at-risk youth develop the life skills that lead to a successful future. Progress on the skiff is progressing nicely, and the boat is to be dedicated during the TWBW open house on Sunday, May 7, at their facility in Norfolk


Onboard the Research Vessel R/V Pelican by Peter Buescher

Onboard the Research Vessel R/V Pelican during the UNOLS Research Vessels Operators Committee (RVOC) Meeting in New Orleans. The vessel is owned and operated by Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON). Thank you Joe Malbrough with LUMCON for hosting a tour for our Gulf Coast SNAME members.


Arlington, Va. – Gibbs & Cox, Inc., one of the world’s leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering firms, will be among the more than 200 exhibitors at the 52nd annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition taking place April 3 – 5, 2017, at the Gaylord National Convention Center in Oxon Hill, MD.

Gibbs & Cox will highlight our maritime architecture engineers and innovation at Booth 1230, where SAS attendees can learn more about the company’s employment opportunities and design and engineering.

Visitors to the booth also can drop off their business cards for a chance to win a copy of A Man and His Ship: America’s Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States. A winner will be selected each day of SAS. The biography of G&C co-founder William Francis Gibbs was named one of the 10 best nonfiction books of 2012 by the Wall Street Journal.

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the United States and continues to be an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission of maritime policy education and sea service support.