Accession Number : ADD004262

Title :   General Purpose Logistic Trailer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Weeks,Douglas H ; Bond,David A ; Schreyer,Warren C ; Bloodworth,John M

Report Date : 26 Oct 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A manually operable self-loading trailer of wagon configuration is described wherein tailgate ramps are operated by jacks to elevate rear end of trailer while rear carriage is moved adjacent front carriage, and then to lower rear end of bed to near ground. Jacks incorporated in carriages permit altering of bed height and attitude and aid in converting trailer to tandem axle semi-trailer. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Trailers, *Semitrailers, Jacks(Lifts)

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE