Son of Sammy


A round bottom grapnel consisting of six hooks position centrally around a main shank. Its design being based on the original long prong sand grapnel.

It can be manufactured with fixed hooks where space doesnt prevent a problem or folding where the hooks can be stowed during periods of non-use. The square cross section of the hooks provides increased holding capacity during operations in soft seabed conditions.

Key features

  • One metre plus penetration available in applicable seabed types
  • Can be used in clay and sand type seabed
  • Multi hook design provides increased cable recovery opportunities
  • Good cable holding properties due to hook design
  • Two types available, fixed and folding


  • Recovery of buried cables in a variety of seabeds

Dimensional data

Part Number Description A B C WLL Proof Load
0001-1180 Son of Sammy (Folding) 2300mm 2020mm 950mm 15t 22.5t
0001-1179 Son of Sammy fixed 2500mm 1640mm N/A 15t 22.5t

Spares and Accessories

Part Number Description
0050-0696 35t Shackle