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WEBINAR: Ship Launching Techniques: T45 vs T26

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A webinar by the IMarEST's North East Coast Joint Branch

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When HMS Duncan was launched from BAE Systems Govan on 11th October 2010, little did anyone know that this would likely be the last dynamic launch BAE Systems would carry out on the Clyde. Fast-forward 10 years and HMS Glasgow is well into her production and engineering work is beginning to gear up to prepare her for her launch. Two similar ships with two very different launching methods.

This presentation will address the key differences in these methods and discuss why for T26 a conscious decision was made to move away from traditional launching methods in favour of a modern solution and what benefits it brings.

About the Speaker:

Inness-Ian MacDonald is a Naval Architect working for BAE Systems Naval Ships. He graduated with a MEng in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in 2015 from the University of Strathclyde.

Currently he works in the Production Design team within BAE, supporting various aspects of during build such a Load Out, Float Off, Dockings and Inclines.

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