National Board Commended by Navy

Issue 3 and Volume 97.

National Board Commended by Navy In appreciation to the National Board of Fire Underwriters for providing professional services gratis, Rear Admiral Ben Moreell, Civil Engineer Corps, U. S. N., Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, on January 6 presented a Bureau commendation to Mr. Mallalieu of that organization. The commendation was directed to the National Board, “for outstanding services rendered to the Bureau of Yards and Docks in furtherance of the Navy war construction program.” Rear Admiral Moreell noted that under its contract, the National Board of Fire Underwriters, together with its affiliated organizations, undertook to survey and advise on the adequacy of the fire protection facilities of not only Navy establishments, but shipyards and other firms supplying the Government with the supplies and implements of war. The contract provided the Government with this service for one dollar. Without any Government compensation whatever some 112 field engineers have…

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