Accession Number : ADD004856

Title :   Deep Towing Cable and Handling System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Byers,Jimmy F

Report Date : 07 Feb 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : A cable and reel handling system for reducing the size of deep towing deck handling equipment is provided. A single drum is used to receive the entire length of a flat tow cable, the drum having a width which is substantially limited to the width of the cable. The drum may be disposed horizontally, vertically or at intermediate angles of either over-the-stern or over-the-side deploying and reeling in. For over-the-stern deploying, the cable is passed through guide rollers and over a traction wheel. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Cable reels, *Towing cables, Deep submergence

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE