Accession Number : AD0164059

Title :   Inflatable Life Preserver.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Mellin,John J. , Jr. ; Harding,Johathan ; Schrandt,William T. ; Filippino,Carmela M.

Report Date : 03 MAR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The present invention relates to a life preserver having a pair of separate independently inflatable flotation compartments consisting of a collar lobe and two interconnected body lobes. In its deflated condition the preserver is enclosed in a T-shaped supporting cover to form a single integrated unit which is worn around the waist, up the back and which substantially encircles the neck to provide complete unencumbered operational movement for the wearer.

Descriptors :   (*LIFE PRESERVERS, *PATENTS), INFLATABLE STRUCTURES, MARINE SAFETY EQUIPMENT, SEA RESCUE EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE