CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
Section I. General
1-1 Purpose. This Technical Manual (TM) describes the operation and maintenance of anchoring, mooring, and towing
equipment on Water Purification Barges. Information on other systems onboard is in TM 55-1930-209-14&P-1 thru P-13
and P-15 thru P-17. TM 55-1930-209-14&P-18 and TM 55-1930-209-14&P-20 contain appendices common to all TM's.
Location of major barge components is shown in Figure 1-1. Procedures for anchoring site selection and anchoring are
in TM 55-1930-209-14&P-1.
1-2 Scope. Anchoring, mooring, and towing equipment provides a method for holding (anchoring) the barge in a fixed
position offshore, at dockside, or next to another vessel and a method of moving the barge from one location to another.
1-3 Warranties and guarantees. Manufacturers' warranty/guarantee information is in Section Vl of Chapter 2.
1-4 Maintenance forms and records. These are explained in DA PAM 738-750, The Army Maintenance Management
1-5 Destruction of Army materiel to prevent enemy use. This shall be as directed in TM 750-244-3.
1-6 Storage. For storage of this equipment, refer to Section V of Chapter 2 and Section V of Chapter 3.