Accession Number : AD0663131

Title :   AN IMPROVED LASHING AND LAUNCHING SYSTEM FOR THE 3 X 15 PONTOON CAUSEWAY.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 65-Jun 67,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Traffalis,J. J.

Report Date : DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : A lashing-launching system designed to reduce the impact damage to pontoon causeways side-launched from LSTs and to reduce the lashing equipment weight and assembly effort was developed and tested. The developed system is adaptable for use on all classes of LST. Engineering testing by the field forces is recommended. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FLOATS, *LAUNCHING), LANDING CRAFT, AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS, FASTENINGS, HANDLING, IMPACT

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE