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