Jim Turner, credited with saving EB from closure, dies at 83

4 Jan 2018

James E. Turner, Jr., a former president at Electric Boat who is widely credited with keeping the company afloat amidst downsizing and Navy cuts, died Dec. 27 at the age of 83.

"I think he'll be long remembered as one of the best leaders Electric Boat had during a difficult business time," said Peter Green, 77, of Waterford, who was director of purchasing under Turner.

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