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Record #101295:

The Habbakuk project - building ships from ice / Lorne W. Gold.

Title: The Habbakuk project - building ships from ice / Lorne W. Gold.
Author(s): Gold, Lorne W.
Date: 1989.
Publisher: Luleå: Tekniska Högskolan i Luleå
In: POAC 89 : the 10th International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions. June 12-16 1989, Luleå, Sweden. Vol. 3. (1989.),
Abstract: Describes Habbakuk scheme, devised by Geoffrey Pyke during Second World War. Designed as floating airfield in middle of North Atlantic Ocean for refuelling aircaft. Constructed of Pykrete: frozen mixture of water and wood pulp. Tests were carried out in Canada, in laboratories and on lakes. Work on project ceased with termination of war.
Notes:

In: POAC 89 : the 10th International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions. June 12-16 1989, Luleå, Sweden. Vol. 3 / Kennet B.E. Axelsson, Lennart Å. Fransson, eds.

Keywords: 629.7.085 -- Airports, runways and air fields.
624.147 -- Ice and snow as foundation and engineering materials.
629.12 -- Vessels.
001.89 -- Research programmes: Habbakuk.
355.48 -- Military history: 1939-45.
E12 -- Glaciology: frozen ground / snow and ice engineering.
SPRI record no.: 101295

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