BUOYANT MOORING TOWER

A single point mooring tower for loading and unloading ships, such as tankers, having a surface flotation compartment and a plurality of elongated variable buoyancy compartments depending therefrom and being anchored at its lower end with anchor lines under constant tension to provide a highly stable platform at its upper end for mooring and connection to a conduit leading downwardly through the tower.

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    United States Patent Office

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  • Authors:
    • Brickhouse, A A
  • Publication Date: 1968-10

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00053893
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Patent Office
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 3,407,416 Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1974 12:00AM