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Weems and Plath celebrates 95 years

Weems & Plath recently announced their milestone 95th year in business. The nautical and weather instrument manufacturer was founded in 1928 by Captain Philip Van Horn Weems (a graduate and instructor of the U.S. Naval Academy), in partnership with his wife, Margaret Thackray Weems, as the “Weems System of Navigation.” In its early years, the company began as a navigation ...

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Weems and Plath names new owner

Weems & Plath President Peter Trogdon, announced a “Change of Watch” at the company he has served and owned for the last 23 years. As of Sep. 24, 2018, the company’s new owner, Michael Flanagan, will take the helm.   A business owner with a specialty in manufacturing, Flanagan is an experienced off-shore sailor and longtime fan of Weems & Plath. ...

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