Accession Number : ADA115448

Title :   A Surface Recovery Technique for Deep Moored Vertical Arrays.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE NSTL STATION MS

Personal Author(s) : Paige,Marshall A ; Heuser,Peter J ; Lindquist,Lee A ; Mayoral,Carlos R ; Selleck,John H

PDF Url : ADA115448

Report Date : Aug 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 39

Abstract : A surface recovery technique was developed for the retrieval of a vertically oriented array which had been anchored at a depth of 4550 meters. The array was severed within 100 meters of the bottom in order to retrieve two faulty anchor releases as well as the scientific instrumentation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Recovery, Underwater sound equipment, Acoustic arrays, Vertical orientation, Mooring, Deep oceans, Anchors(Structural), Release mechanisms, Failure, Mechanical cables, Towed bodies, Grapnels, Underwater sound generators, Transponders, Research ships, Catenaries, Mathematical analysis, Naval operations

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE