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