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Stanley A Dashew, Charles D Sutton: Boat thruster. Omnithruster, Lindenberg Freilich Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, November 1, 1977: US04056073 (24 worldwide citation)

An improved bow thruster including a diverter valve with an inlet connected to a water pump, a pair of outlets extending to either side of the boat, a valve mechanism for accurately controlling the amount of thrust obtained from both outlets, and a deflector positioned at each outlet. Each deflector ...


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Stanley A Dashew, Charles D Sutton: Boat thruster. Omnithruster, Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, July 29, 1980: US04214544 (16 worldwide citation)

An improved boat thruster including a diverter valve having an inlet connected to a water pump and a pair of outlets extending to either side of the boat. Each outlet includes a primary nozzle and a deflector movable to a first position wherein it allows water flow from the primary nozzle to be disc ...


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Charles M Aker: Shipboard ice lubrication system and jet pump for use therein. Omnithruster, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, October 1, 1985: US04543900 (10 worldwide citation)

An ice lubrication system for easing the passage of a ship through ice laden waters. A pressurized flow of water passes through a nozzle into the inlet of a mixing chamber comprising a venturi where gas from a gas manifold is mixed with the water. The effect of the venturi is to first cause the gas ...


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Charles M Aker: Thrust director unit for a marine vessel. Omnithruster, Kelly Bauersfeld Lowry & Kelley, July 1, 1997: US05642684 (9 worldwide citation)

An improved thrust director unit is provided for discharging a directionally adjustable water jet flow from the hull of a marine vessel to generate a thrust reaction force for close-quarter maneuvering and/or propulsion of the vessel. The unit comprises a thruster housing having an outlet through wh ...


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Charles M Aker: Heliconic thruster system for a marine vessel. Omnithruster, Kelly Bauersfeld & Lowry, March 1, 1994: US05289793 (7 worldwide citation)

An improved thruster system is provided for maneuvering and/or propulsion of a marine vessel, through the use of directionally oriented water jets discharged tangentially from a helical-conical flow chamber. The thruster system includes a high capacity pump for pumping water through a hull intake to ...


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Charles M Aker: Fluid valve actuated boat thruster. Omnithruster, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, June 26, 1984: US04455960 (6 worldwide citation)

An improved boat thruster system including a pump for drawing water through an inlet in the boat hull and for discharging water through first and second pipes connected to outlets located on either side of the hull. A valve is installed in each of the pipes to control the flow of water therethrough. ...


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Charles M Aker: Shipboard ice lubrication system and jet pump for use therein. Omnithruster, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, June 11, 1985: US04522141 (5 worldwide citation)

An ice lubrication system for easing the passage of a ship through ice laden waters. A pressurized flow of water passes through a nozzle into the inlet of a mixing chamber comprising a venturi where gas from a gas manifold is mixed with the water. The effect of the venturi is to first cause the gas ...


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Stanley A Dashew, Charles D Sutton: Hose and mooring line positioning system. Omnithruster, Lindenberg Freilich Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, September 14, 1976: US03980038 (5 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a system for maintaining hoses and mooring lines extending outwardly from a single buoy mooring terminal, in a desired direction. Also provided is an arrangement for directing the mooring line and hose to move to a ship.


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