The report contains 5 papers on research into methods and techniques for improving the maneuverability and stopping ability of supertankers as follows: from Japan, a paper on the results of experiments on a full size ore carrier utilizing underwater parachutes to reduct the stopping distance; from the United Kingdom, 4 papers as follows: the results of model tests using a conventional and a rotating cylindre rudder designed to study the possibility of conducting shallow water experiments to develop shallow water maneuvering characteristics; a paper on the application of rotating cylinders to ship maneuvering; the results of model tests of a tanker fitted with a steerable ducted propeller in both deep and shallow water; and the results of model tests of a tanker with a passive version of the bow duct stopping and maneuvering device. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Coast Guard

    2100 Second Street, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20593
  • Publication Date: 1971-7-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 90 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019458
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: USCG-CITS-71-2-2 Final Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 19 1972 12:00AM