Table C-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Anchor, Mooring, & Towing Equipment
Procedures Check For
Equipment Is Not
And Have Repaired Or
B D A D W
Adjusted as Necessary
Be sure electrical power Is OFF before per-
forming maintenance or repair on this sys-
tem. OPEN circuit breakers. Redtag circuit
breakers or motor controller with
"WARNING - DO NOT ACTIVATE. REPAIRS
BEING MADE." Observe safety precautions
listed at the beginning of this manual and In
a. Visually check each anchor, exposed
cable and connections, fairleader, and
anchor winch for damage (all items
located on weatherdeck). If damaged,
notify shift leader or bargemaster so
repairs can be made. If not operational,
modify anchoring procedures to adjust
for nonfunctioning anchor winch.
b. Use grease gun with extender to lubri-
cate each winch and fairleader as fol-
Eight grease fittings on fairleader
(two on each of four rollers).
Eleven grease fittings on levelwind
traveler (two on each of four rollers
and three on top of Barge 1 traveler).
On barges 2 and 3, traveler has four
fittings on top.
One grease fitting on gear case (out-
Two grease fittings on brake (inboard)
side (one on levelwind release mecha-
nism, one on water end of cover on
Three fittings on inside shaft behind
the manual/power selector.