Dana Wegner

Mr. Wegner has been Curator of Ship Models at the David Taylor Model Basin, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock, Maryland, since 1980. He began his study of designer's hull models at the Smithsonian Institution in 1968 and is a member of the American Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, the U.S. Naval Institute, and the Organization of American Historians. The views expressed here are his and not necessarily those of the Naval Surface Warfare Center or the Department of the Navy. For their research assistance on this and many other projects, he thanks Colan Ratliff, Kevin Lynaugh, Michael Condon, Douglas Griggs, Robert Kurhajetz, Captain Charles T. Creekman, Dr. David Winkler, Dr. Edward Furgol, Kenneth Johnson, Thomas Pickenpaugh, Paula Johnson, Megan Fraser, Gary LaValley, Jennifer Bryan, Dr. Scott Harmon, Robert Sumrall, James Cheevers, Paul O'Pecko, Pete Lesher, Martin Burke, Nancy Purinton, Lois Olcott Price, and Barbara Hamann. More material on this topic will appear on the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Web site—http://www.dt.navy.mil/cnsm/faq_13.html—on 1 May 2003.

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