Accession Number : ADD003450
Title : Marine Mammal Vacuum Recovery System.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Langguth,Arthur F
Report Date : 09 Nov 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 4
Abstract : The patent describes a recovery system for attaching a line to an underwater object which includes a facially worn tool holder adapted to be carried by an underwater mammal which supports a surface engaging tool at the forward end thereof. A signalling mechanism is also included to be actuated on attachment of a tool to an underwater object.
Descriptors : *Seals(Mammals), *Patents, *Vacuum apparatus, Tools, Marine biology, Recovery, Underwater equipment, Aquatic animals
Subject Categories : Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE