Accession Number:

ADD005968

Title:

Linked-Spar Motion-Compensated Lifting System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Applications,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-01-26

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

This invention relates generally to the handling of objects over the side of a ship at sea and, more particularly, to a deck handling system in which the motion of a surface support ship is isolated from a payload suspended in the ocean by a lifting cable.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE