SEARCH TACTICS FOR FINDING LOST OBJECTS AT SEA

Quite often a mariner is faced with the problem of finding an object at sea which is stationary and located either on the surface or at the bottom of the sea. Such a problem is normally diffcult to resolve. The article presents a mathematical solution to such a problem and develops a series of search tactics which may be used. Still, the article explains that the decision making and judgement are the responsibility of those involved in the operation.

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    Marine Technology Society

    5565 Sterrett Place, Suite 108
    Columbia, MD  United States  21044
  • Authors:
    • Daubin, S C
  • Publication Date: 0

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Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Salvage
  • Old TRIS Terms: Search techniques
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00034919
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1973 12:00AM