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Safety catch for launch and recovery

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NSWCCD

One of more safety catches attachable to water vessels for preventing rollback during launch and recovery operations. Each safety catch includes a pivotally attached catch arm for mating with a notched groove in an inclined surface to prevent the rollback.

Inventors: 
Caccamo, Matthew P.; Brandis, Steve A.; Harwell, James V.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Handling and Transportation
FIle Date: 
2011-03-28
Grant Date: 
2013-11-26
Grant time: 
974 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
17
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY