2-21.1 If placed in administrative in-water storage at anchor, anchor winches not being used will be processed for
dockside storage as specified in paragraph 2-21.2.
For administrative in-water dockside storage, perform the following:
Perform semiannual inspections and services in Chapter 3, TM 55-1930-209-14&P-19.
Replace breather plug (Figure 2-4) and screw inner plug into outer plug to cover breather holes.
Cover all exposed gears, chains, chain drives, and cable with a heavy coat of multipurpose, water-resistant
Manufacturer recommends, storing winch gear motors indoors In a dry, warm location.
If winch gear motors cannot be stored indoors in a dry and warm location, perform the following:
(1) Make sure that power panel 3 circuit breaker 11P13 is closed (ON) to provide power for motor heaters.
Internal heating will reduce humidity and corrosion.
(2) If possible, cover anchor winch with waterproof canvas cover installed in such manner that air circulates
Administrative storage inspections. Winches, if not in use during storage, will be inspected at least once
every 30 days. Check for corrosion, damage, or pilferage. Correct as necessary.
Long-term storage. If barge is to be taken out of service for 6 months or more, turn in barge, including anchor
winches with anchors and cables, for depot processing 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 barge and winches for
normal operations before releasing to depot for long-term storage.
Section V. Manufacturers' service manuals/instructions
2-24 General. These references provide additional information on anchoring and mooring equipment. A ready
reference copy is in Appendix B. Refer to both this manual and drawings listed' in Appendix A while performing
procedures in these manuals.
W.W. Patterson Co.
830 Brocket St
Pittsburg, PA 15233
(412) 322- 2012
Electric Motors Corporation
Power Transmission Division
Anaheim, CA 92803
PT Components Incorportated
120 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202