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APLS Sea Recovery

APLS Sea Recovery — Rugged Body Bag Improves Water Recoveries

APLS Sea Recovery is a rugged body bag designed to safely remove deceased individuals from rivers, lakes and seas.

Tested by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to a depth of 165 feet, APLS Sea Recovery is designed to withstand the toughest water conditions while improving the efficiency of a recovery operation.

APLS Sea Recovery is constructed with a vinyl coated mesh polyester material and can support between 350 and 450 pounds.

The net-like material allows water to pass through the bag during ascent and then quickly drain as the bag reaches the surface.

A skid segment on the bottom of each APLS Sea Recovery bag reduces friction, therefore lessening the amount of effort needed to pull the loaded bag over the side of a recovery vessel. The skid segment also protects the side of the boat from any damage.


  • Clamshell design with a heavy duty zipper simplifies loading
  • Mesh vinyl coated polyester material allows water to drain through bag
  • Tether rope and a series of straps enable bag to be safely secured during recovery process
  • Skid plate reduces friction and protects recovery boat sides
  • Lightweight, durable and strong
  • Carrying straps feature 1.5" polypropylene binding
  • Available in dark green and bright orange
  • Vacuum packed bag is 16.5" x 18.5" x 4.5"

PART No. and NSN No.:

Orange: Part SRV-3496-3
Green: Part SRV-3496-8
NSN Pending


  • Finished Product Size: 34" x 96" (86.36 cm x 243.84 cm)
  • Weight Capacity: 350 - 450 lbs. (158.75 - 204.12 kg)
  • Pad Weight: 7.45 lbs. dry weight (3.38 kg)

For more information on APLS products, please contact our Manager of Business Development Tom Nyhan via phone at (909) 973-9983 or via email at .

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