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