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Upcoming Events

The ASNE Central Gulf Coast Section hosts numerous events throughout the year. All of these events are joint meetings with the local SNAME section. If you would like to attend a Central Gulf Coast event, please contact Frank Colangelo at fcolangelo@cox.net or centralgulfcoastasne@gmail.com.

The US Navy's Next Generation of Landing Craft - LCU 1700
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Social Hour at 5:30pm, Dinner at 6:30pm, Presentation at 7:15pm


Porter and Luke’s
1517 Metairie Road
Metairie, LA 70005

Presentation Summary

Dan will present a brief history of landing craft construction in the New Orleans area and landing craft use in modern Amphibious Warfare Operations. His main focus will be on the design development and imminent construction of the LCU 1700 at Swiftships Shipyard, Morgan City, LA. Among other elements, he will touch on design and material procurement challenges.

Speaker Name & Bio

Dan Musmanno is the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Swiftships and also the initial LCU 1700 Program Manager. Dan is a graduate of the US Naval Academy with a BS in Aerospace Engineering and later received a masters degree in Engineering Administration.


Soup or Salad (Seafood Gumbo, or House Salad)
Entrée: Choice of:

  • Chargrilled Gulf Fish, Brabant Potatoes & Veg.
  • Veal Parmesan with angel hair pasta w/ red sauce
  • Romano Crusted Chicken with pasta in a cream sauce
Dessert: White Chocolate Bread Pudding



Please make reservations via e-mail to centralgulfcoastasne@gmail.com

  • Provide your full name and professional society affiliation; i.e., ASNE, SNAME, both, or Guest.
  • Finally, please state if you desire a PDH credit for attendance.
  • Confirmed attendees who are a “No Show,” will be expected to remit your payment.
Cancellations are accepted up to the registration deadline.
Registration deadline is Noon, Tuesday, September 17, 2019.



Members of ASNE and/or SNAME are $38
A member can bring one guest for $38
Full Time Student members of SNAME/ASNE are $20
Non-members and walk-in’s (includes after-deadline reservations) are $43
Checks payable to “ASNE”, cash, or credit cards accepted at the meeting.

Have questions? Email them to centralgulfcoastasne@gmail.com or jqgamble77@aol.com