Section IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-10. LAUNCHING, FAST WATER
Do not launch boat when the
streamed slope is more than 11
and water depth is less than 48
inches. Damage to the boat may
a. Select or prepare a launch site having stable
soil, a uniform bank and a streamed slope of 11or less.
The site will also have a water depth of 48 inches or
more beyond the launch point and a stream velocity of
more than 5 feet per second.
b. Make sure transporter tie down pin is in the
locked position in accordance with TM 5-5420-209-12.
c. Slack the winch cable (1); remove hook (2) from
dolly (3); install a shackle (4) to boat keel (5); and
reconnect hook (2) to shackle (4). Remove retainer pin
(6), bolt (7), and retainer block (8).