AIR BUBBLER SYSTEM DESIGN FOR THE 140 FOOT WYTM

The 140' class of Coast Guard Cutters are equipped with an air bubbler hull lubrication system for ice breaking. The air bubbler system reduces ice friction against the cutter's hull plating. This report describes the air bubbler system on this class cutter, gives its operating characteristics, and its design history. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
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  • Corporate Authors:

    Arctec, Incorporated

    9104 Red Branch Road
    Columbia, MD  USA  21045
  • Authors:
    • Lecourt, E J
  • Publication Date: 1976-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 39 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00318213
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 202C-3, USCG-E-01-80
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-CG-50383-A
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 16 2002 12:00AM