Controlled lifeboat deployer

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleUnited States Patent
AbstractA control system to control the descent of a seafaring vessel, such as a lifeboat, into water is disclosed herein. The control system, and an accompanying method, control the descent speed of the seafaring vessel to minimise the possibility of setback after splashdown, and thus increase the probability of a safe and orderly launch.
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Linkhttp://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?patentnumber=6904864
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierIR-2003-41
NRC number6134
NPARC number8895408
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Record identifier62fff606-d4f8-47ae-91b2-78b43b325afe
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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