Memphis, Tenn. (WMC) – The US Military Corps of Engineers (USACE) recruited civil engineer Darien S. To honor the legacy of Chastain, PE held a survey vessel naming ceremony on Tuesday.
Earlier than passing away from Most cancers in 2021, Chastain performed a significant position within the development of river engineering science – finding out the Mississippi River and making use of sound engineering methods to assist form it right into a secure, navigable waterway.
The survey vessel CHASTEEN is an enclosed cabin, 28-foot-long vessel with twin 300 horsepower engines, used for multi-beam hydrographic surveys, velocity measurements and discharge measurements of the Mississippi River.
Chastain served within the US Military Corps of Engineers Memphis District for greater than 30 years. He served his last years because the Deputy Head of the Hydraulics and Hydrology Department.
The ceremony was held at Beale Road Touchdown at 251 Riverside Drive.
The ceremony was performed by USACE Memphis District Commander Colonel Brian De Saussure.
Supply remarks have been made by Mississippi Valley Division Commanding Normal and Mississippi River Fee (MRC) President Diana M. Holland.
MRC commissioners, the Chastain household and friends additionally participated.
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