4-8 Maintenance instructions.
4-8.1 Insulation. Mend rips and tears in insulation by using tape and adhesive.
4-8.2 Exterior doors. Replace grease fittings, jam nuts, gaskets, or hinge assemblies as necessary.
Section III. Storage
4-9 Short-term storage. If barge is taken out of service for more than 7 days but less than 30 days, close and secure all
deckhouse exterior and interior doors. Close and secure portholes. Perform weekly inspections and services according
to Appendix C.
4-10 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. Perform inspections and services (Appendix C)
on a monthly basis.
4-11 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), perform periodic inspections and services according to Appendix C before
releasing to depot for long-term storage.
Section IV. Manufacturer's service manuals/instructions
4-12 General. Following manufacturer's service manual/instructions provide additional information on the accesses. A
copy of this manual is in Appendix B. It may be necessary to refer to both this manual and drawings listed in Appendix A
while performing the procedures in this manual.
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