FOULING CONTROL MEANS FUEL SAVINGS FOR THE U.S. NAVY

Based upon a detailed study of the subject by the Navy, the paper reviews the characteristics of fouling and describes current underwater hull cleaning and inspection methods. It discusses the interactions among fuel consumption, fouling, and the compatibility of under water cleaning methods with the antifouling paint coating on a hull.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at 1977 SNAME Spring Meeting and STAR Symposium, San Francisco, California, May 25-27.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Preiser, H S
    • Bohlander, G S
    • Cologer, C P
  • Publication Date: 1977

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156202
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Reporter and Engineering News
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM