Accession Number : ADD014471

Title :   Man Portable Shallow Water Structure.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 29 Apr 87, patented 9 Jan 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Paige, Marshall A

Report Date : 09 Jan 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : A man portable (80 lbs) surface piercing structure which can be installed in shallow water (nominally 10 ft) from a small boat without divers assistance. The structure is comprised of two separate assemblies, a mast and a foundation. The mast is joined to its foundation by a mechanical latch and release mechanism which is internal to the mast. This invention relates to support structure and more particularly to method and apparatus for installing support structures for tide measurement and telemetry system, in shallow coastal waters. Keywords: Patents. (kr)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *SHALLOW WATER, *STRUCTURES, BOATS, COASTAL REGIONS, DIVERS, INTERNAL, MASTS, MEASUREMENT, RELEASE MECHANISMS, SUPPORTS, SURFACES, TELEMETER SYSTEMS, TIDES

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE