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Marine

Ducks & Drakes
Case Studies, Marine, Transport

Quietening the Duck – an unusual marine sound proofing project.

One of our most unusual marine applications must be the sound proofing of an iconic amphibious vehicle the DUKW or ‘duck’, now used by the London Duck Tour company.

The duck, a half boat half truck, was originally deployed by the allies during WWII and played a crucial part in the Normandy beaches landings of D-Day. In latter years the vehicle saw active service military service until 1966 and the Royal Marines used them as training vehicles until 2012.

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RV Discovery
Case Studies, Marine

RV Discovery

Sound levels on board RV Discovery multi purpose research vessel were so excessively high when underway, not only for crew but critically for the  operatives carrying out surveying sweeps with highly delicate equipment, that its owners and operators contacted Acoustiblok UK.

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