Section I. OPERATING PROCEDURES
The Boat Cradle is used to support the 27-foot bridge erection boat while stored on a hardstand or transporter (fig. 2-
1), to load itself and the boat onto the transporter from a hardstand by using the transporter boom and winch, to transport
the boat, to launch the boat, to retrieve the boat from the water, and to set itself and the boat off of the transporter by
using the transporter boom and winch.