Accession Number : ADD010626

Title :   Method for Deployment of a Towed Array from a Swath Ship.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hanson,P A ; Hightower,J D ; Strickland,A T

Report Date : 08 Feb 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A method for deploying towed instrumentation arrays from vessels having multiple submerged hulls is disclosed. The method significantly reduces the possibility of the array abrading or fouling upon any submerged structure or part of the vessel. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Towing cables, *Towed arrays, *Deployment, Buoyancy, Neutral, Winches, Sinking, Ships, Turning(Maneuvering), Recovery, Ship hulls, Semisubmerged

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE