Accession Number : AD0787148

Title :   Operational Tests of 30 Foot Utility Boats MK-I (Steel) and MK-II (Wood),

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD BALTIMORE MD FIELD TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Perry,Ellis L.

Report Date : 21 OCT 1954

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : Two 30 foot utility boats, one of steel and one of wood, were tested for behavior in rough water, maneuvering ability, and floodable length. With the exception of minor deficiencies which may be readily corrected, both boats are considered satisfactory in performance and capable of carrying out their operational mission. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Boats, *Performance(Engineering), *Field tests, Hulls(Marine), Steel, Wood, Sea states, Maneuverability, Flooding, Watertightness, Deficiencies, Corrections

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE