Washington Chain & Supply patented release hooks provide a safe, effective, and labor-saving method of ship mooring. Vessel tonnages and their relative distances from shore have increased dramatically over the years, but the Washington Chain release hook design handles virtually any situation. Whether it’s a single or multiple-hook model, each is designed to swing completely free up to 180° horizontally and 45° vertically to maintain a straight pull on the lines at all times. WCS American made Quick Release come in two styles: traditional or rotary. The traditional hooks come in a variety of the sizes and orientations. WCS Quick Release hooks are the most durable, longest lasting hooks in the industry, all components are coated with a metalized zinc coating system.