Accession Number:

ADD014867

Title:

Floating Degaussing Cable System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 17 Feb 81, patented 19 Feb 91,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-02-19

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A system for degaussing ships includes a floating cable having a plurality of insulated conductors, the cable extending between a barge at one end and an end float at the other end, with a floating saddle member mounted at the mid-portion for engagement by a ships bow. The cable ends are brought together at the barge, the conductors connected in series with one another and energized by a generator on the barge.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE