Accession Number : ADD000832

Title :   Adjustable Height Propeller and Drive Assembly.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Edwards,Theodoric B

Report Date : 08 Jun 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : An object of this invention is to provide an improved adjustable height propeller and drive assembly for use with a marine or amphibious craft equipped with an inboard engine. Another object is to provide such a unit in which the axis about which the propeller rotates can be turned for steering and in which the propeller can be raised vertically to a position behind the transom of the boat or vehicle. Another object is to provide such a unit in which the propeller can be selectively raised and lowered, the propeller being operable while it is raised or lowered or at any selected position.

Descriptors :   *Marine surface propulsion, *Propellers(Marine), *Patents, Retractable, Drive shafts, Steering

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE