3-14 Preventive maintenance. See TM 55-1930-209-14&P-14, Appendix C for preventive maintenance
checks and services for the anchor, mooring and towing equipment. See TM 55-1930-209-14&P-19 for complete
preventive maintenance checks and services for all ROWPU Barge Systems.
3-15 Maintenance procedures. Replace damaged shackles, including hardware, detachable links, or sidle chain.
Always use a new cotter pin. Notify intermediate direct support if other towing bridle components are damaged.
Intermediate direct support must repair or replace damaged components or replace towing bride as shown on Drawing
Welding must be in accordance with MIL-STD-278 class M-2. Painting
must be in accordance with TB 43-0144.
Section XI. Storage
If barge is to be placed in either unit administrative storage or depot long-term storage and procedures in
paragraph 3-12 have been followed when towing bridle was last used, no additional storage procedures are necessary. If
procedures in paragraph 3-12 have not been followed, process towing brick for storage by following those procedures.