Accession Number : AD0164785

Title :   Explosively Embedded Anchor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Mayo,Henry C.

Report Date : 15 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The disclosed invention is an explosively embedded anchor assembly for use in all types of ocean bottom and in all water depths. The anchor assembly has a shaped charge explosive for producing a hole in a rock ocean floor, a projectile anchor for embedding in all ocean floors, and a projectile gun for explosively embedding the anchor. The assembly is provided with bottom-contact detonating means which permits automatic firing of the shaped charge and the anchor, and with a buoyant reaction vessel affixed to the projectile gun to permit automatic recovery of the gun.

Descriptors :   *Anchors(Marine), *Embedding, *Patents, Shaped charges, Ocean bottom, Guns, Recovery

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE