Accession Number : ADD000156
Title : Recovery Hook Assembly.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Roberts,Donald W
Report Date : 29 Jan 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The invention pertains to recovery devices, and, in particular, it is a unique hook assembly for engaging, hooking, and picking up a wire, cable, rope, or the like. In even greater particularity, the subject invention is a self-guided marine mine countermeasure retrieval hook assembly system which will effect its own maneuvering forces and apply them to the wire, line, cable, etc., to which it is connected when towed thereby through water, sea water, and other fluid mediums.
Descriptors : *Naval operations, *Towed bodies, *Recovery, *Patents, Towing cables, Hooks, Mine countermeasures, Hydrodynamic control surfaces
Subject Categories : Naval Surface Warfare
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE