Accession Number:

AD0728255

Title:

Test of Rated 15 Ton Pontoon

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1947-10-24

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

The object of this experiment is to test a rated 15 ton nylon rubber lifting pontoon with regard to its strength, durability, ease of handling, hook up time, maximum load and its characteristics under various loads and conditions. The tests are to be conducted in the Naval Ordnance Tank and in the open sea under various conditions with respect to depth of water, seas, etc., so that they approach actual operations as close as possible.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE