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July 23, 1946. ‚ G. H. BANNERMAN TORPEDO NET Filed March 6, 1945 2,404,s12 Patente‘d July 23, 1946 2‚404,612 UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2‚404‚612 TORPEDO NET ' Gordon H. Bannernian, Harhden, Conn., assignor to The Ameriean Steel and Wire Company of New Jersey, a 'corporation of New Jersey Application March 6, 1945, Serial N0. 581,312 4 Claims. 1 2 ~ This inventiou relates to a torpedo net having a mesh structure. (C1. 114—241) ' There are two types of tor ‚ ~ tened to wire 6 by means of a‚ ?xed connection 28, and the wire 24 being fastene‘d to section 4 pedo nets‘ in general use: one type being used to by connectors 30. When a tor‘pedo hits the net, the wires 6 and_ 8 will separate as shown in dotted protect moving vessels, and the oth'er type being used to protect stationary objects. The nets may 5 lines to take up the initial shock, and then the wires I2 and 22 Will s1ip with respect to wires M also be divided into two classes in regard 110 the manner in which the torpedo is caught: one type ancl 24, respectively, 110 absorb more of the shock. If useclin a propeller catching net, the clips fas catches the torpedo by the propeller, and the other type catehes the torpedo by its nose. ' In tening the mesh togeth'er will be slip clips, prei the nose eatching type, the mesh is generally of erably 01 the -construction described in the above an interwoven g‘r0mmet design except a new type which' is secured at each intersection by a ?xed mentioned patent application. However, the Slip to use a shock. absorbing connection in the net the pending application of Alan E. Brickman, \ to protect it against breakage. Serial N0. 563‚286‚ ?led November 13‚ 1944. The Clips I6 and 26 are designed to slipat. a lower pressure than the clips connecting the mesh so clip and is disclosed in the co-pehding applica that When a torpedo hits the net‚ the shock is tion of Alan E. Brickman, entitled “Torpedo net and method of making the Same,” Serial N0. 15 ?rst taken up in the manner described above, and ?nally the s1ip conneetiong of the mesh will slip, 581,310, ?led. March 6, 1945. In the propeller thus preventing breaking of the net. catehing type, the mesh is connected so as to s1ip In case of a nose catching type of net, the clips ab the intersections. Regardless of the type Qf fastening the net together are of the non-slipping net, however, 113 may break due to the shock of the torpedo hitting it and therefore I propose 20 type preferably of the construction described in « shock absorbing seam may be arranged horizon It is, th'erefore, an object of my invention to tally, vertically, or at an angle therebetween. In provide a torpeclo net structure having a shock absorbing seam incorporated therein. 25 some instances, only one slip seam need be used. This and other objects will be more apparent When the shock absorbing seam is a horizontal after referring to the following sp‘eci?cation am]. seam, the wire 8 may be fastened directly to the attached. drawing, in Which: — head rope in the same manner as it; is fastened* The single ?gure shows the shock absorbing to the wire 6. 30 seam of my invention. While one embodiment of my invention has Referring more particularly to the drawing, been shown and described, it will be apparent that other modi?cations and adaptations may be the reference numerals 2 and 4 indicate two sec made without departing-from the scope of the tiong cf mesh structure which are to be 0011 following claims. nected by the sh'ock absorbing connection 01 my I claim: invention. Between the two sections are located CO U! 1. A torpedo net structure or the like compris two substantiallv parallel wire structures 6 and 8 Which are fastened together by ?xed connectors ing at least two sections‚ a pair of. stranded wire I0. Connecting the wire structure 8 and sec structures, slip connections fastening the two wire structures together, means for connecting tion 2 is a pair of wire structures I 2 and. I4 which are arranged in a ZigZag weave and fastened 40 one of said wire structures to one section, a together by means of Slip connections I B. These stranded wire structure adjacent the other sec tion, a plurality of c0nnectiong between th'e last connections are preferably of the type disclosed in the co-pending application of Alan E. Brick namecl wire structure and the s800nd s@ction‚ and means intermediate the last namecl connections man, Serial N0. 581‚311‚ ?led March 6, 1945, but other types of slip connections may be used. The 45 for connecting the last named wire structure to the second of said pair of wire structures. wire structure I2 is fastened to the wire structure 2. A torpedo net structure er the like compris 8 by means of ?xed connections I8 which are lo ing at least two sections, a pair of substantially cated. between connectors III. The wire structure I4 is connected t0 section 2 by means of connec parallel stranoled wire stru‚ctures between said tors 20, fastened tpth‘e apices of the mesh struc 50 ‘sections, means for connecting said wire struc ture. Section 4 and wire structure 6 are com tures at spaced intervals, a slip seam between ' nected in like manner by means of a, Slip jeint each wire structure ancl the adjacent section, made of wire structures 22 and 24 arranged in each of saicl s1ip seams comprising two stranded a zigzag weave and fastened together by means wire structures arranged in a zigzag weave, s1ip of slip connections 2B, the wire 22 b€ing fas 55 eonneetions fastening the two wire structures of 2,404,612 3 . 4 » v 'of said wire structures 130 the adjacent one of the 4. A torpedo net structure or the like compris ing'a pair of mesh sections having Slip connec tions, a pair of substantially parallel stranded wire structures between said sections, mea.ns for connecting said wire structures at spaced inter pair of wire structures. va1s, a s1ip seam between each wire structure al'ld each slip seam together, means for connecting one of said wire structures of each Slip seam 1:0 the adjacent section, and means intermedi&te the ?rst connecting means for connecting the other ‘ ‚ 3. A torpedo net structure er the like compris ’ing a, pair of mesh' sections having s1ip connee—~ tions, a, pair of stranded wirestructures, slip connections fastening the two wire structures to 10 gether, the second named slip connections s1ip-‘- > ping in a'dvance of the ?rst said s_1ip connecw 'tions, means for connecting one of saia wire structures to one section, a stranded wire struc the adjacent section, ea.ch of said s1ip seax_ns com prising tWo stranded wire structures arranged in a zigzag weave, Slip connections fastening the two wire structures of each slip seam togeth‘er, the second named s1ip connection slipping- in ad. vance of the ?rsu named Slip connections, means for connecting one of said‚ wire structures to the adj acent section, and means int'ermyediate the ture adjacent the other sec‘:tion‚a plurality of 151 second named cor'mecting means for connecting the other of said wire structures to the adjacent connections between the last named Wire struc-‘ ture and the second section, and means interme diate the last named connections for connecting ’the last named wire structure 130 the second of said pair of Wire structures. one of the pair of wire structures. GORDON H. BANNERMAN.