Accession Number : ADD000253
Title : Underwater Torpedo Recovery Device.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Walden,Barrie B
Report Date : 16 Apr 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The patent relates to a device for retrieving torpedoes or other sunken cylindrical objects from a variety of bottom types and in a variety of attitudes. The retriever is operated by mechanical means only and comprises a pair of opposed jaws which are balanced so as to open automatically when unrestrained and to close about the object upon contact.
Descriptors : *Underwater objects, *Clamps, *Patents, Manipulators, Mechanical components, Positioning devices(Machinery), Salvage, Cylindrical bodies
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE