Accession Number : ADD011750

Title :   Original Method of Drydocking Ships.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Yachnis,M

Report Date : 08 May 1985

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : This patent application discloses an apparatus for moving a large ship from water to a pre-determined area for repair thereof comprising: lifting means for lifting the ship out of the water; guidance means to guide the ship while it is on the lifting means to the pre-determined repair area; and means for enabling the lifting means to be emplaced on the ship; said enabling means having an entrance. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *DRYDOCKS, EMPLACEMENT, REPAIR, SHIPS, WATER

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE