ApplicationNo. 689306 filed on 05/24/1976
US Classes:405/191, From surface114/322, Detachably connected to a main vessel174/107, Protected by nonconductive layer174/110FC, Fluorocarbons (TEFLONÂ, Kel-f, FEP-Teflon)174/113C, Insulating core174/113R, Multiple conductor174/115, Dissimilar or auxiliary conducting elements174/28, Coaxial or concentric type367/106, With towing367/6, With plurality of transponders455/40Earth or water medium
ExaminersPrimary: Shapiro, Jacob
Attorney, Agent or Firm
AbstractA tethered underwater work system comprises a primary lift module attached o a support vehicle by means of a primary tether. A submarine work vehicle is removably attached to said primary lift module and connected thereto by means of a secondary tether. Additionally, the lift module contains electrical distribution systems to permit an extensive control and instrumentation linkage with the submarine work vehicle and remotely controlled manipulators mounted thereon.