Section V. Storage
Short-term storage. If barge is taken out of service for more than 7 days but less than 30 days, and interior
lighting system will not be used while In storage, follow shutdown procedures in paragraph 2-10. Check for corrosion,
damage, and pilferage. Correct as necessary.
Administrative storage. If barge is taken out of service for more than 30 days but less than 6 months, barge
remains a unit responsibility and shall be maintained by unit personnel. Check for corrosion, damage, and pilferage.
Correct as necessary.
Long-term storage. If barge is to be taken out of service for 6 months or more, turn it in to depot for
preparation and placement into long-term storage. If barge is in administrative storage and is to be taken out of service
and placed in depot long-term storage (6 months or more), process interior lighting system for normal operations as
specified in the following steps before releasing to depot.
Perform the before operation checks.
Check that the interior lighting system operates satisfactorily while performing the procedures in paragraphs 2-
9.1 and 2-10.1.
Perform during operation checks.