Administrative storage procedures, generators off. If barge will be placed in administrative in-water storage,
with generators inactivated, seawater system shall be processed as required in paragraph 5-2.1 with these additional
Make sure generators are inactivated in accordance with procedures in TM 55-1930-209-14 & P-9.
Close valves SW37 and SW49.
Open valves SW38 thru SW46.
Open pipes at lowest point and drain into bilge.
Administrative storage inspection. When barge is in storage, seawater system shall be inspected at least
every 30 days. Check for corrosion, damage, and pilferage. Correct 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 seawater system for normal operations as specified below before
releasing to depot
Perform before operation checks in Appendix C.
Check that seawater system operates satisfactorily while performing procedures in Chapter 3, Section III.
Perform during operation checks in Appendix C.
Upon successful completion of Inspection, including after operation checks, release seawater system to
depot for long-term storage.