HYDROFOIL-EQUIPPED 30-FOOT UTILITY BOAT

The report describes a test project utilizing a 30-foot Utility Boat, Mark III, Mod. 1, provided a comparative evaluation for a class boat deployed in wide service assignments. Its objective is to determine, through engineering tests, the potential and suitability of hydrofoil craft for Coast Guard operations. Further, operating experience serves to assist in-house development of safety approval and regulation procedures involving commercial hydrofoil craft.

  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    Field Testing and Development Center
    Baltimore, MD  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Witter, R W
  • Publication Date: 1970-10-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 17 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051046
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FTDC-516
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 12 1974 12:00AM