Accession Number : AD0478986

Title :   AN AUTOMATIC MOORING DEVICE FOR SMALL BUOYS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVY MINE DEFENSE LAB PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s) : Johnson, Henry V. ; Welch, Robert E.

Report Date : MAR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : This report describes the development of a mooring mechanism that sets depth automatically, adjusts for tidal changes, and maintains a taut moor by wave action, for use with small minefield markers. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPAR BUOYS, MOORING), AUTOMATIC, DACRON, NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, MINE COMPONENTS, ANCHORS(MARINE), MINE WARFARE, COUNTERMEASURES, NYLON, HALOCARBON PLASTICS, MODEL TESTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING).

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE