National Geographic : 1935 Aug
SINCLAIR WINS NAVY OIL CONTRACT _ C5€ c5_C Paintingof U.S .S . SaratogaCourtesy GeneralElectricCompany The U. S. Navy has awarded Sinclair for the 5th year in succession the annual contract for supplying lubricants to the Navy on the Atlantic seaboard and to other government departments in 42 states. Included in this contract are lubri cants for battleships, submarines, destroy ers, airplane carriers and airplanes, motor cars, trucks, tanks, tractors, etc. Due to the vast Public Works program and improved types of automotive and air craft equipment used, the Navy this year called for a wider range of lubricants and made more stringent many specifications. As before, the contract was awarded Sinclair on the basis of lowest service cost as determined by Navy Work-Factor tests and competitive bids.