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Old 10-31-2014, 07:55 PM   #980
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Originally Posted by Tad Roberts View Post
In 1959-60 my old friend, yacht designer Robert "Bob" Harris worked at Grumman on Long Island. He did lines work on the wings of the S2F airplane and then worked on an 60' experimental hydrofoil for the US Navy, called the Dennison(?). Perhaps he worked in engineering with your Dad? At the end of that project he left Grumman to work with Bob Derecktor in Mamaronneck, New York. Bob Harris is the designer of the Hershine and early Jefferson Motor Yachts, among many other boats.
Think I recall his name?? Dad was on Grumman's LEM project. He helped design the first landing gears for moon landing. I often watched him design at home on that too.
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