EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA (Contd)
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
A Removable Mast -- Contains the navigation lights, towing light, and anchor light. May be lowered
and/or removed from the boat when lights are not required.
B Removable Cab -- Aluminum frame with windows and aluminum roof that can be attached to the
boat to provide protection for the crew during bad weather. The cab has windshield wipers and an
electrical connection for attaching the searchlight.
C Control Console -- Contains throttle/transmission control head, scoop control head, steering wheel,
emergency engine stop cables, and instrument panel with indicators required for safe operation of the boat.
D Pushknees -- Provides the front of the boat with a flat vertical surface for pushing barges or
maneuvering bridge components. The pushknees can be replaced.
E Lifting Eyes -- Four lifting eyes used during lifting operations.
F Forward Cockpit -- Operator and crew work area; contains hand-operated bilge pump, hand-held
fire extinguisher, rifle mounts, hatchet, map locker, and storage locker for life preservers and other
G Battery Hatch -- Allows access to the battery compartment.
H Exhaust Ports -- Engine exhaust outlet location.
Engine Hatches -- Allow access to the engine compartment.
J Bollards (Mooring Bits) (two per side) -- Secure the boat to other objects.
K Ladder -- Located aft of the boat; assists crew in and out of boat while in water.
L Diving Platform Flaps -- Allows access to the hydrojet reverse deflectors, hoses, and aft hull to
inspect for damage.
M Dive Platform -- Located aft of the boat; assists crew during diving exercises.
N Hydrojet Hatches -- Allow access to the hydrojets, hydraulic steering control, scoop control cables, tie
rod, aft bilge pump, and raw water strainers.
O Capstan and Towing Hook -- Provides the boat with a safe towing capability of 4,000 lb. The tow
hook has a quick-release mechanism for disengaging a dangerous load.
P Aft Cockpit -- Crew work area.