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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE