15-12.1.2 Deployment of discharge hose (hose out)
Make sure that nobody stands in front of or behind hose reel.
Make sure steel chute surface is smooth and free of any irregularities that could damage hose.
If hydraulic power unit is shut down or no electric power is available, deploy
discharge hose manually as given in paragraph 15-188.8.131.52.
Release band brake on winch as follows:
Close valve SD3 (Figure 15-9).
Obtain band brake pump handle from stowed position and insert in pump extension.
While pumping, do not exceed 4,000 psi as shown on band brake pressure gauge.
Pump until band brake piston comes out of cylinder and there is a slight clearance between band
brake material and brake drum.
Remove pump handle and return to stowed position.
Screw on hose end cap.
Deploy hose as follows:
On Barge 1 (Figure 15-2):
During deployment on Barge 1, levelwind control lever must be operated. Use care
to regulate speed of levelwind movement with hose movement.
Use winch control lever to deploy hose end cap while using levelwind control lever to
control movement of levelwind.
Make sure hose end cap is pulled away from barge anchor lines to prevent
On Barges 2 and 3 (Figure 15-3):
During deployment on Barges 2 and 3, levelwind control lever must not be
operated. Make sure valve SD5 (Figure 15-10) on levelwind hydraulic drive motor
is OFF and levelwind moves freely.
Push winch disc brake lever (Figure 15-3) to OFF to release disc brake.
Use winch control lever to deploy pulling head assembly.
Make sure hose end cap assembly is launched away from barge anchor lines to prevent