Accession Number : ADD002438

Title :   Shallow Water Moored Buoy.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Menzel,Harry R

Report Date : 23 Jul 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The patent application relates to a shallow water moored buoy having an anchor retaining mechanism on a bottom deck which automatically releases an anchor when the buoy strikes water. The buoy is filled with floatation material which encloses electronic and battery packages and has an antenna mounted on an upper deck and hydrophone sensors attached to a deployable anchor cable which is secured to the center of the bottom deck.

Descriptors :   *Buoys, *Anchors(Marine), Deployment, Release mechanisms, Shallow water, Flotation, Hydrophones

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE