CHAPTER 5 STORAGE
5-1 Short-term storage. If the barge is to be taken out of service for more than 7 days but less than 30 days and shore
discharge hose remains deployed, perform following procedure as appropriate.
5-1.1 Discharge hose deployed
Make sure hydraulic power unit is off. If not off, push red STOP button on hydraulic power unit control panel.
Make sure ROWPU system is stopped and drinking water shore discharge pumps are off.
Close valves SD1 and SD2 (Figure 3-6).
Make sure marker buoys are attached and status signals are displayed on mast located on top of deckhouse.
Make sure hose is secure on barge and on shore.
Make sure winch band brake on starboardside is set. If not, set as follows:
Open valve SD3 (Figure 3-8).
Obtain BAND BRAKE PUMP HANDLE from stowed position and insert in pump extension.
While pumping, do not exceed 4,000 psi as shown on BAND BRAKE PRESSURE GAUGE.
Pump until band brake piston enters cylinder and band is tight on brake drum.
Position valve SD3 in neutral position (midway between OPEN and CLOSE position) to lock cylinder in set
Remove pump handle and return to stowed position.
During storage, inspect as follows and repair as necessary.
Check for corrosion, damage, and pilferage.
Make sure hose winch and hose are secured.
Make sure marker buoys and status signals are in place.
5-1.2 Discharge hose retrieved
Open (OFF) switchboard circuit breaker P12.
Make sure hydraulic power unit is off. If not off, push red STOP button on hydraulic power unit control panel
Close valves SD1 and SD2.
Make sure discharge hose end cap is installed tightly and is tied down.
Perform after operation preventive maintenance checks and services in Chapter 2, TM 55-1930-209-14&P-19.
During storage, check for corrosion, damage, and pilferage. Repair as necessary.