New Retractable Marine Fender System

by P.W. Roberts,
V. Blancato,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-6

Document Type: Journal Paper


Description of construction and operation of new timber type retractable fender system for piers, originally installed at New York Naval Shipyard; tests performed on system for determination of impact energy absorption capabilities, fender stresses, and reactions within piers reported.

Subject Headings: Fenders | Piers | Construction management | Wood | Shipyards | Impact tests | Absorption | New York | United States

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