Accession Number : AD0765923
Title : Hydrofoil-Equipped 30-Foot Utility Boat,
Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Witter,R. W.
Report Date : 09 OCT 1970
Pagination or Media Count : 17
Abstract : The report describes a test project utilizing a 30-foot Utility Boat, Mark III, Mod. 1, provided a comparative evaluation for a class boat deployed in wide service assignments. Its objective is to determine, through engineering tests, the potential and suitability of hydrofoil craft for Coast Guard operations. Further, operating experience serves to assist in-house development of safety approval and regulation procedures involving commercial hydrofoil craft.
Descriptors : (*HYDROFOIL CRAFT, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), HYDROFOILS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, MARINE SURFACE PROPULSION, DESIGN, TEST METHODS, COAST GUARD RESEARCH
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE