The hose messenger assembly consists of a 310 foot nylon messenger assembly, grapnel, and float and pendant assembly. It is used to tow the messenger buoy behind the astern fueling hose rig when the rig is deployed behind the delivery ship, providing a visual indicator of the hose rig location. It is also used to haul the messenger bridle and hose onboard the receiving ship.
Unit of Measure

Specifications

Hydrasearch Item No.

N/A MES/AY-HOS-AF

Hydrasearch Drawing No.

N/A C15857

Material

N/A Nylon Rope / Steel Fittings

NAVSEA Drawing No.

N/A 803-2257583

Estimated Weight

N/A 110 lbs

Notes

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

Warning

Warning

N/A   Cancer and Reproductive Harm
  www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.