Accession Number : ADD000049

Title :   Salvage System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Trowbridge,Clifford F

Report Date : 16 Oct 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A marine salvage system is disclosed in the patent as including a carrier vehicle having a controllable manipulator arm to which is attached a carrier frame for carrying a plurality of unique self-striking, self-aligning welding electrode assemblies. These assemblies facilitate the welding thereof to sunken underwater objects to be salvaged, so that they may be raised to the surface and transported to any desired place.

Descriptors :   *Underwater equipment, *Salvage, *Patents, Welding, Underwater tools, Manipulators, Self operation

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE