Accession Number : AD0478986


Title :   AN AUTOMATIC MOORING DEVICE FOR SMALL BUOYS.


Descriptive Note : Final rept.,


Corporate Author : NAVY MINE DEFENSE LAB PANAMA CITY FL


Personal Author(s) : Johnson, Henry V. ; Welch, Robert E.


Report Date : MAR 1966


Pagination or Media Count : 11


Abstract : This report describes the development of a mooring mechanism that sets depth automatically, adjusts for tidal changes, and maintains a taut moor by wave action, for use with small minefield markers. (Author)


Descriptors :   , (*SPAR BUOYS, MOORING), AUTOMATIC, DACRON, NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, MINE COMPONENTS, ANCHORS(MARINE), MINE WARFARE, COUNTERMEASURES, NYLON, HALOCARBON PLASTICS, MODEL TESTS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING).


Subject Categories : MARINE ENGINEERING


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE