C-2 Major components. The fuel oil system consists of two storage tanks, a day tank, draining tanks, and the workboat
filling station. In addition, it includes the fuel oil transfer pump and pump motor controller, fuel oil filter, fluid level
indicators, switches, gauges, valves, piping, and associated electrical circuitry. Chapter 1 lists the major components of
the fuel oil system, their basic function and location on the barge.
C-3 Fuel Oil System Description. The fuel system on board the ROWPU barge provides fuel for two 155 kW diesel
ship service generators, a ship auxiliary generator, and two ROWPU high pressure (HP) pump diesel engines, and a
fueling station for the workboat. The system provides a centralized receiving, storage and distribution system for all
Table C-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Fuel Oil System
B - Before
D - Daily
Q - Quarterly
D - During
W - Weekly
S - Semiannually
A - After
M - Monthly
A - Annually
When transferring fuel between storage
tanks, monitor storage tank liquid level indi-
cators. Always operate transfer pump motor
controller in a manner to avoid tank over-
ills. Avoid excess fuel splashes from hose
nozzle when using workboal fill station.
Clean up fuel spillage immediately; careless
fuel handling causes spills and increases
hazards of shipboard fire.
Wipe components clean, especially fuel
oil storage tank and day tank liquid level
Check for leaks, paying special attention
Class III leaks
to joints, valves, fittings and piping
Report leaks to shift leader or bargemaster.
Check for loose or missing securements
or fasteners. Tighten or replace as nec-
missing or loose.
Check for damage especially to pressure
gauges, filters, and control panels. Notify
gauges, filters or
shift leader or bargemaster so repairs
can be made.
Remove rust and corrosion. Touch up or
paint In accordance with TB 43-0144 as
necessary. Do not paint threads or
IS NOT READY/
CHECK FOR HAVE
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED