Wave action power plant

  • US 4,319,454 A
  • Filed: 10/09/1979
  • Issued: 03/16/1982
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/09/1979
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A wave action power plant mounted on a floatable carrier and comprising a rotatable drive shaft, a drive lever pivoted on said shaft and extending therefrom over the side of said carrier, a floatable weight depending from the free end of said lever and actuated by passing waves to rock said lever, means on said shaft actuated by rocking movement of said lever to drive said shaft, said lever being swingable to locate said weight in a raised position with its bottom accessible from aboard said carrier, and releasable means for retaining said weight in said raised position.

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