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