A SINGLE POINT MOORING TOWER FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING SHIPS

A single point mooring tower for loading and unloading ships through a submarine line has a number of elongated variable buoyancy compartments depending from a surface floatation compartment. The tower is anchored at its lower end to provide a highly stable platform at its upper end.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • U.S. Patent Classification No. C1.9/8
  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Patent Office

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  • Authors:
    • Brickhouse, A A
  • Publication Date: 1968-10-29

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056634
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM