Section III. Maintenance instructions
6-10.1.1 Unit level and IDS/IGS maintenance on dayroom equipment is performed onboard by barge crewmembers
6-10.1.2 Any IDS/IGS maintenance beyond capability of crewmembers is provided by a shore-based area support
maintenance unit. This unit also determines if depot support maintenance is required.
6-10.1.3 Intermediate support maintenance is accomplished by replacement of components or major end items.
6-10.1.4 Unless other intermediate support procedures are directed, IDS/IGS maintenance normally is provided by an
Army Transportation Corps floating craft intermediate support maintenance unit serving terminal operating area.
Components to be disposed of are processed by this unit.
6-10.1.5 MAC data is shown in Appendix C, TM 55-1930-209-14&P-18. For maintenance of other equipment onboard,
consult appropriate manual.
Maintenance procedures. Maintenance procedures are presented in the paragraphs that follow: Appendix NO
TAG, Preventive maintenance.
Preventive maintenance checks and services. See TM 55-1930-209-14&P-15, Appendix NO TAG for
preventive maintenance checks and services for Miscellaneous equipment. See TM 55-1930-209-14&P-19 for complete
preventive maintenance checks and services for all systems on the ROWPU Barge.
Section IV. Storage
Short-term storage. If the barge is to be taken out of service for more than 7 days but less than 30 days,
empty eyewash stations. Return parts to storage. Inventory stored items and provide list to bargemaster. Check for
damage, corrosion or pilferage weekly. Repair as necessary.
Administrative storage. If barge is to be 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. Prepare for storage as given in paragraph
6-12. Check for damage, corrosion, and pilferage at least monthly. Repair as necessary.
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), process dayroom equipment as given in paragraph 6-12
before releasing to depot.