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Albireo AK-90 - History

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Albireo

The star in the constellation Cygnus which represents the head of the swan.

(AK-90: dp 14,580, 1. 441'6", b. 56'11", dr. 28'4", s. 12.5 k., cpl. 206; a. 1 5", 1 3", 8 20mm.; cl. Crater; T. EC2-S-C1)

John G. Nicolay was laid down under a Maritime Commission contract (MCE hull 525) on 17 January 1943 at Richmond, Calif. by the Permanente Metals Corp., Iaunched on 25 February 1943 sponsored by Mrs. Donald W. Day, acquired bv the Navy under a bareboat charter on 9 March 1943, converted for naval service by the Matson Navigation Co., renamed Albireo on 17 March 1943 and simultaneously designated AK-90; and commissioned at San Francisco, Calif., on 29 March 1943, Lt. Comdr. Edward M. Benton, USCGR, in command.

Assigned to the Naval Transport Service, the cargo ship conducted shakedown training in San Francisco Bav before getting underway on 9 April for a cargo run to Pearl Harbor, Hiawaii. The ship arrived back at San Francisco on 5 May and operated along the west coast through late August, towing barges and delivering cargo to Seattle, Wash.; Eureka and San Francisco Calif.; and Astoria, Oreg. Albireo departed San Francisco on 26 August in a convoy bound for Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, and Wellington, New Zealand; arrived back at San Francisco on 20

November; discharged her cargo at Oakland, Calif.; and entered the United Engineering Co. shipyard for repairs.

The ship got underway for Espiritu Santo on 27 December. She arrived there on 1 February 1944 and unloaded her cargo and passengers. On the 22d, she shifted to Guadalcanal to discharge more cargo. Albireo touched at Espiritu Santo once again on 20 March; then sailed three days later for the west coast. The ship reached San Francisco on 19 April. After taking on another load of supplies and equipment, the cargo vessel set sail on 2 May for Seeadler Harbor, Manus Island. She arrived there on 22 June and remained in port for approximately six weeks while discharging cargo ashore.

Albireo weighed anchor on 1 August and touched at Milne Bay, New Guinea, three days later. She debarked elements of a Navy construction battalion and their equipment before getting underway again on the 26th. The vessel reached San Francisco on 21 September and entered a brief period of upkeep. She made a voyage to Pearl Harbor in October, returned to San Francisco on 1 November, and underwent voyage repairs and alterations at the United Engineering Co. The ship resumed operations on 26 November, and she joined a convoy bound for Espiritu Santo. She paused en route at Pearl Harbor for minor repairs and to take on personnel and arrived at Espiritu Santo on 25 December.

The vessel remained in port there through the Christmas holidays. On 3 January 1945, the ship reversed her course back to the west coast. She arrived in San Francisco Bay on 6 February and began a period of voyage repairs and alterations. The cargo vessel made another voyage to Manus during late February March, and April. After a three-day in-port period at Peari Harbor, the ship arrived back at San Francisco on 19 May.

After a leave and upkeep period, Albireo set sail on 13 June for the Philippines. She arrived in San Pedro Bay on 14 July. In early August, she began her voyage to San Francisco and, while sailing to the west coast, received word of the Japanese capitulation ending World War II.

On the first day of September, the vessel moored in San Francisco Bay and entered upkeep. Later that month, she sailed to San Pedro, Calif., to take on cargo. The ship got underway on 5 October and reached Eniwetok on the 23d. She continued on to Samar and Manila, Philippines. Albireo left the latter port on 26 November and sailed to Yokosuka, Japan. Upon her arrival there on 3 December, the ship began providing supplies and equipment to American occupation forces ashore. She remained in Japanese waters until late March 1946.

Albireo left Japan and shaped a course for the United States. She paused at Eniwetok in late March through earlv ypril, then pressed on to the Panama Canal Zone. The cargo ship transited the canal on 29 May and headed on toward the east coast. She arrived at Norfolk, Va., on 18June. The ship was decommissioned there on 5 July 1946. She was turned over to the War Shipping Administration for disposal on 18 July 1946, and her name was struck from the Navy List on 31 July 1946. She was sold later that same year and was refitted for merchant service.


Albireo

The Albireo / æ l ˈ b ɪr i oʊ / [19] is a double star designated Beta Cygni (β Cygni, abbreviated Beta Cyg, β Cyg). The International Astronomical Union uses the name "Albireo" specifically for the brightest star in the system. [20] Although designated 'beta', it is fainter than Gamma Cygni, Delta Cygni, and Epsilon Cygni and is the fifth-brightest point of light in the constellation of Cygnus. Appearing to the naked eye to be a single star of magnitude 3, viewing through even a low-magnification telescope resolves it into its two components. The brighter yellow star, itself a very close binary system, makes a striking colour contrast with its fainter blue companion. [21]


Albireo's position, lower right corner.
The cross-like figure is the Northern Cross.
The blue line shows the boundaries of the constellation the Swan.

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How many pilots are in Alaska?

This state is filled with people who love to fly. There are 7,933 active pilots in Alaska. There are also 9,346 registered aircraft in Alaska. Many Alaskans like to joke that more people have their pilot’s license than their driver’s license, but that isn’t true. However, Alaska’s stats about pilots are impressive. In a state of more than 600,000 people, there are 11,000 fliers who are registered to fly, even if they aren’t actively flying aircraft. In fact, the National Transportation Safety Board said that Alaskans were 76 times more likely fly than residents of the lower 48. We love to see our great, big state, and that’s hard to do in any other way besides travel via the power of flight.

Why are there so many pilots in Alaska?

The truth is much of this giant state is inaccessible by road. The only way to visit a majority of the small towns and villages is by air. There are 400 public use airports to attest to the fact that the people of Alaska love to fly. On top of that huge number, there are also 747 recorded landing areas that are private, public, or military. This doesn’t take into account the thousands of locations all across the state where daring pilots choose to land on lakes, glaciers, and gravel bars. They use their keen sense of intuition and knowledge about both the weather conditions and the state of the land in the area, and land their aircraft in these wild and awe inspiring spots. The pilots of the Last Frontier are truly one of a kind!


Top 6 Best AK-47 Reviews

1 Century International Arms – WASR-10 16.5in 7.62 x 39mm Blue 30+1RD

While not the highest quality AK-47 on the market, this model is one of the best valued. This is especially true if you need one that is tough and reliable yet reasonably priced. The WASR-10 is perhaps best for first-time AK-47 purchasers and for those who are into pushing their gun’s functionality limits, particularly in tougher operating conditions.

Romanian made…

Century International Arms does manufacture in America. However, this WASR-10 model is predominantly made in Romania. This has impacted this model’s overall quality, particularly with regards to the receiver.

The reason for the quality reduction is that this part is milled to accept single track magazines. However, the magazine’s receiver well is more precision machined in the USA to accept standard magazines. The differences in manufacturing standards between the two countries results in magazine rattling when placed in the gun and when firing.

The above concerns are countered with the fact that this rifle has been thoroughly stress tested. It maintains a suitable performance for far more than 10,000 rounds. And it’s fairly low purchase price is a trade-off for no optic rails or attachments. The wooden parts, however, can be replaced.

Time and patience…

A slant-cut compensator comes standard with the original design, and a threaded barrel enables replacement. The trigger is another aspect to consider. Many shooters prefer to customize their AK-47 a bit by replacing the stock trigger. Also, upon first shooting, you will need to invest time and patience into dialing in the iron sights.

All-in-all, the WASR-10 model is definitely worth the money. Despite some issues with quality, this rifle’s admirable reputation for durability and reliability is maintained.


یواس‌اس البیرو (ای‌کی-۹۰)

یواس‌اس البیرو (ای‌کی-۹۰) (به انگلیسی: USS Albireo (AK-90) ) یک کشتی بود که طول آن ۴۴۱ فوت ۶ اینچ (۱۳۴٫۵۷ متر) بود. این کشتی در سال ۱۹۴۳ ساخته شد.

یواس‌اس البیرو (ای‌کی-۹۰)
پیشینه
مالک
نام‌گذاری: ماکیان (صورت فلکی)
آب‌اندازی: ۱۷ ژانویه ۱۹۴۳
آغاز کار: ۲۵ فوریه ۱۹۴۳
به دست آورده شده: ۹ مارس ۱۹۴۳
اعزام: ۲۹ مارس ۱۹۴۳
مشخصات اصلی
وزن: 4,023 t.(lt) 14,250 t.(fl)
درازا: ۴۴۱ فوت ۶ اینچ (۱۳۴٫۵۷ متر)
پهنا: ۵۶ فوت ۱۱ اینچ (۱۷٫۳۵ متر)
آبخور: ۲۷ فوت ۷ اینچ (۸٫۴۱ متر)
سرعت: 13 knots

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Efficacy and Safety of Odevixibat in Patients With Alagille Syndrome (ASSERT)


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alagille Syndrome Drug: Odevixibat Drug: Placebo Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 63 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3 Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Odevixibat (A4250) in Patients With Alagille Syndrome (ASSERT)
Actual Study Start Date : March 19, 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2022

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Ages Eligible for Study: Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
  • Genetically confirmed diagnosis of Alagille syndrome
  • History of significant pruritus as measured by the Albireo Observer or Patient Reported Outcome instrument
  • Elevated serum bile acid level
  • History or ongoing presence of other types of liver disease (eg. biliary atresia, progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, hepatocellular carcinoma)
  • History of liver transplant, or a liver transplant is planned within 6 months of randomization
  • ALT >10× upper limit of normal (ULN) at screening
  • Total bilirubin >15 × ULN at screening
  • Patient suffers from uncontrolled, recalcitrant pruritic condition other than Alagille syndrome
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.


Huron Capital’s Albireo Energy Acquires Advanced Automated Systems, Inc.

Detroit, MI – January 15, 2020 – Lower-middle-market private equity firm Huron Capital today announced its building automation and energy services platform, Albireo Energy, has acquired Advanced Automated Systems, Inc. (“AAS”), a provider of building automation and energy management services.

Albireo, one of Huron Capital’s ExecFactor® initiatives, was launched to provide smart building automation and energy services to commercial and institutional customers throughout the U.S. Albireo has invested in 18 companies through 12 separate acquisitions since it was formed by Huron Capital in 2014.

The acquisition of Advanced Automated represents an opportunity to strengthen Albireo’s presence on the West Coast and offers significant potential to expand relationships with key customers in Southern California and other markets.

Advanced Automated was founded in 1992 by Maureen Jowdy and her son, Keith Voysey, in Yorba Linda, California. Over the past three decades, the Company has built an impressive roster of clients across a variety of industries such as healthcare, government, education, and commercial offices. Voysey, who is currently managing the business, will remain with the combined company as a member of the management team to help promote future growth.

“Advanced Automated has experienced tremendous growth and has developed a solid operational foundation in Southern California,” Voysey said. “This partnership allows us to continue to invest in our business locally as well as extend nationally with Albireo’s coast-to-coast footprint.”

Albireo, led by CEO Phil Rogers, is a Huron Capital ExecFactor® initiative, which combines a CEO’s industry expertise with Huron Capital’s extensive investment experience and committed capital.

“Our partnering with Advanced Automated further solidifies our goal of becoming the number one independent provider of smart building solutions and services throughout the U.S.,” Rogers said. “For nearly thirty years, AAS has been providing superior technical expertise, innovative solutions and unsurpassed quality relating to all aspects of building automation and access control solutions to their customers and we welcome their extremely talented group of employees to the Albireo family.”

“We are incredibly pleased to add AAS to the Albireo family,” said Huron Senior Partner Jim Mahoney. “This acquisition represents a strong start to the year, and we are motivated to continue this momentum and further develop our team of exceptionally talented industry leaders.”

About Huron Capital

Based in Detroit, Huron Capital is an operationally-focused private equity firm with a long history of growing lower middle-market companies through our proprietary ExecFactor® buy-and-build investment model. We prefer complex situations where we can help companies reach their full potential by combining our operational approach, substantial capital base, and transaction experience with seasoned operating executives. Celebrating its twentieth anniversary in 2019, Huron Capital has raised over $1.8 billion in capital through six committed private equity funds and invested in over 190 companies, and our portfolio companies have employed over 11,000 people throughout North America. The Huron Capital buy-and-build investment model includes equity recapitalizations, family succession transactions, market-entry strategies, corporate carve-outs, and management buyouts of companies having revenues up to $200 million. Huron Capital targets both control and non-control equity stakes in fundamentally-sound companies that can benefit from the firm’s operational approach to creating value. Huron Capital’s sector focus includes business services, consumer products & services and specialty industrials. For more information, please visit: www.huroncapital.com

About Albireo Energy

Albireo Energy provides national building automation and integration solutions and energy services to commercial and institutional buildings. Their solutions and services help building owners and managers improve efficiency and reduce operational costs while improving comfort for tenants. Through its operating divisions, Albireo Energy has a history of providing exceptional solutions to mission critical facilities such as data centers, labs, military installations, and hospitals. For more information, visit www.AlbireoEnergy.com.

About Advanced Automated Systems

Advanced Automated Systems is an innovated, independent building automation, energy management firm primarily servicing the region of Southern California. They employ unique solutions to energy management and automation by addressing energy utilization from the perspective of facilities and property management as well as the property owner. Advanced Automated is an industry leader in providing services of energy management, mechanical, electrical, lighting, card access and surveillance camera systems. For more information, please visit: www.advancedautomated.com.

Certain information herein may contain forward-looking statements which are provided to assist the reader in understanding the beliefs and opinions with respect to future opportunities as perceived by Huron Capital and others quoted herein. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and undue reliance should not be placed on them. Such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual performance in future periods to differ materially from any projections or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The issuer of these statements undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or estimates or opinions should change except as may be required by applicable securities laws.


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Offline

Basic Info

Offline, Albireo is named Kazushi Watarai (度会 一詩), leader of CC Corp's debug team, the Cobalt Knights. He works in their main office in Japan along with his assistant Saki Shibayama. Watarai gained employment in CC Corp when it was a small company and worked on the development of the Japanese language version of The World under Junichiro Tokuoka. After its completion, Watarai was placed as head of the debug administrators, the Cobalt Knights.

As an administrator, Watarai was known for being the best at what he did. He directed the members of his team flawlessly and always accomplished his assigned tasks. Having worked on The World, he had extensive knowledge of how it worked that knowledge included the existence of the black box hidden by Harald Hoerwick.

Hobbies

Watarai has few hobbies outside of work his job is his life, and he spends almost all of his time at the office.


Liberty Ships built by Permanente Metals Richmond, California Yard #1 and Yard #2, and Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California, for U. S. Maritime Commission 1941-1945

WSAT stands for War Shipping Administration Transport the number in parentheses shows the number of troops the ship could hold.
USAT stands for Army Transportation Service, and indicates the ship was chartered or operated by ATS.
AK, AP and similar designations denote US Navy commissioned ships.
The order below approximates the order of construction within the yard.

The two Permanente Yards were usually referred to as "Kaiser Richmond" shipyard.

Permanente Metals Richmond, California Yard #1
EC2-S-C1 Type

Permanente Metals Richmond, California Yard #2
EC2-S-C1 Type

WSAT stands for War Shipping Administration Transport the number in parentheses shows the number of troops the ship could hold.
USAT stands for Army Transportation Service, and indicates the ship was chartered or operated by ATS.
AK, AP and similar designations denote US Navy commissioned ships.
The order below approximates the order of construction within the yard.

Marinship Corp. Sausalito, California
EC2-S-C1 Type

WSAT stands for War Shipping Administration Transport the number in parentheses shows the number of troops the ship could hold.
USAT stands for Army Transportation Service, and indicates the ship was chartered or operated by ATS.
AK, AP and similar designations denote US Navy commissioned ships.
The order below approximates the order of construction within the yard.

Source:
The liberty ships The history of the"emergency" type cargo ships constructed in the United States during World War II , by L. A. Sawyer and W. H. Mitchell. Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge, Md.,1970
Liberty Ships, The Ugly Ducklings of World War II , John G. Bunker. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1972


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