Accession Number:

AD0601511

Title:

POLAR STRUCTURES, SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE NCEL WANIGANS

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-06-11

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

A family of wanigans was developed to provide portable shelters for use in polar regions. These wanigans are of two types sled wanigans are mounted on cargo sleds for trail use portable camp wanigans are built with a skid system for limited movement around a camp or work area. All of the wanigans are 20 feet long and 8 feet high. Both types are made in standard 8- foot widths for assembled air shipment, and in extra-wide 10-foot widths for flexibility in interior arrangement. Standard accessories for the wanigans ARE a heating and ventilating system, an electrical harness, and a sidemounted fuel tank. This technical note contains the specifications for the wanigans presented in NCEL R-309, Polar Structures - NCEL Family of Wanigans.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE