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