Accession Number : ADD004103

Title :   Quick Find Grabber-Mine Recovery.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Brown,Wallace E ; Proctor,James G ; Armstrong ,William H

Report Date : 31 May 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A grabber having a pair of ice tong-like arcuate members is carried to the ocean depths by a marine mammal to secure a hoisting line to an object on the bottom. A trigger mechanism is located on the grabber to assure precise positioning on and reliable engagement of the object. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Mine clearance, *Underwater tools, Recovery, Deep water, Manipulators

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE