Accession Number : AD0163979

Title :   System for Attachment to and Lifting of Objects from Deep Water.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wischhoefer,William J. G. ; Hunley,William H.

Report Date : 30 JAN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The patent concerns a deep water recovery system. It comprises a submersible vehicle and associated equipment, including an object attachment tool for attaching to sunken objects, a messenger line and buoy arrangement having an automatic attachment means and a hoisting cable grip which may be guided from the surface to the sunken object along the deployed messenger line for automatic attachment.

Descriptors :   (*POSITIONING DEVICES(MACHINERY), *PATENTS), (*UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, PATENTS), (*UNDERWATER OBJECTS, RECOVERY), HOISTS, ATTACHMENT

Subject Categories : Construction Equipment, Materials & Supplies
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE