Accession Number : ADD005968
Title : Linked-Spar Motion-Compensated Lifting System.
Descriptive Note : Patent Applications,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Wilson,Jeffery V ; Briggs,William D
Report Date : 26 Jan 1979
Pagination or Media Count : 34
Abstract : This invention relates generally to the handling of objects over the side of a ship at sea and, more particularly, to a deck handling system in which the motion of a surface support ship is isolated from a payload suspended in the ocean by a lifting cable.
Descriptors : *Patent applications, *Cargo handling, Motion, Lift, Lifting bodies, Compensation, Shipboard, Ship decks, Ship to ship
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE