Port Of St. Louis Propeller Club Elects Robert Patrick

Robert J. Patrick has been elected president of The Propeller Club of the United States, Port of St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Patrick is president of Apex Marine Service.

The St. Louis Club was chartered in 1937, and its membership of more than 370 people is made up of persons engaged in the maritime industry and related businesses. Mr. Patrick succeeds William M. Gardner of Frank B. Hall & Co. of Missouri, Inc., as president of the St. Louis Club. Other elected officers are: vice president, James V. Swift, The Waterways Journal, business manager; and secretary-treasurer, Jerald A. Tinkey, Mid-America Transportation Co., vice president and manager of traffic and personnel.

The board of governors for the club, in addition to the above officers, will be: Ronald A. Bennett, St. Louis Ship; Capt. David R.

Carlton, Federal Barge Lines, Inc.; Charles A. Newton, Economy Boat Store Co.; William M.

Gardner, Frank B. Hall & Co. of Missouri, Inc.; Glennon G. Bequette, National Marine Service, Inc.; Robert A. Labdon, Federal Barge Lines, Inc. ; Fred W.

Schulte, Twin City Shipyard; Jack R. Chouner, St. Louis Fuel and Supply, Inc.; Joseph R. Cordaro, Sioux City & New Orleans Barge Lines, Inc., and Comdr. Harry A.

Rowe, United States Coast Guard.

The board includes three former presidents of the St. Louis Club. They are Ronald A. Bennett, William M. Gardner and Fred W. Schulte.

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