Accession Number : AD0163978

Title :   Folded Tensioned Highline System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hanke,August M.

Report Date : 30 JAN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a highline transfer system for transferring loads between ships underway at sea having a highline winch and a ram tensioner to compensate for relative ship motion and a folded highline connected to a winch having three drums.

Descriptors :   (*POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY), *PATENTS), (*CARGO SHIPS, *INVENTORY CONTROL), CARGO, HANDLING, LOGISTICS, SHIP AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE