Reliability, Performance, Compliance

Linethrower 250

Linethrower 250

Single shot, self-contained linethrower with integral striker mechanism. Rocket propels line 250m in calm conditions. SOLAS typically requires 4 units to be carried on board. Stowed in lockers on Bridge or strategically dispersed around ship.

Order Codes:

  • 9160400

SOLAS / USCG Approved Product

Height 313 mm (12.3 inches)
Length 330 mm (13.0 inches)
Diameter 205 mm (8.1 inches)
Weight 4.3 Kg
Net Explosive Content 113 g (4.0 oz)
When to Use

All line throwing operations at sea between vessels, ship to shore, shore to ship and shore based rescue services. Also used to rescue swimmers in distress or pass line across rivers or ravines. Replace line container after use or on third set of replacement rockets ( 9 years). Note: Never fire the rocket without a drag line attached.

Storage Requirements

Ideally should be stored in the robust, easily accessed location at ambient temperature.


Hazardous item! Dispose of responsibly through approved channels in accordance with local regulations.

Type Fibreboard Box
Maximum Quantity Per Pack 1
Pack Dimensions 37 x 27 x 26 cm
Estimate Gross Weight 4.7 Kg
Estimate Net Weight 4.1 Kg
Net Explosive Content Per Pack 0.11 g
Hazard Class 1.4G
UN Number UN0431: Signals, distress, ship
Transport Method Road or Sea Only