The hose messenger/position buoy is used in pairs in astern fueling. One buoy is towed at the end of the hose messenger to provide a visual indicator of the end of the hose rig. The other buoy is towed at the end of the position buoy line to provide a reference point for the receiving ship to maintain station.
Unit of Measure


Hydrasearch Item No.


Hydrasearch Drawing No.

N/A D15541


N/A Steel

NAVSEA Drawing No.

N/A 803-2257587

Estimated Weight

N/A 57 lbs


N/A Dimensional information is for reference only.
Variations from these dimensions, on actual parts, may occur as the result of engineering revisions.

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