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