Accession Number : AD0787120
Title : Test of Prest Aluminum Manufacturing Corporation Folding Boat,
Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Peistrup,C. F.
Report Date : 24 OCT 1956
Pagination or Media Count : 18
Abstract : An investigation was conducted regarding the possible use of various portable or collapsible small boats for emergency flood-relief work and inland boarding duty. A new type folding boat was purchased for tests similar to those conducted previously on a portable boat. Tests results are reported.
Descriptors : *Boats, *Field tests, Physical properties, Test methods, Portable equipment, Assembly, Performance(Engineering), Loads(Forces), Maneuverability, Stability
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE