The bay must be in direct line with the transporter in order for the bay to be retrieved. In strong winds,
or fast moving currents, the bridge boat should be directed to maneuver bow of bay to keep bay alined
Bridge boat will position bay (9) at rear of transporter and boat crew member will install hook (8) in lifting eye
Once crew member has returned to boat, play in cable at a steady rate until bay is completely folded and
Play in cable and lift bay (9) out of water until tiedown pins (11) are 1-2 ft (.3 -.6 m) above aft tiedown hooks
Retract boom (boom down) (7) until tiedown pins (11) are directly above aft tiedown hooks (1).
Pay out cable and lower bay (9) until bay tiedown pins (11) are seated in aft tiedown hooks (1).
Figure 2-30. Bay Water Recovery (Sheet 3 of 5).
If bay is not parallel to boom, damage to bay/boom can occur.
Lower boom (7) until it is parallel with bottom surface of bay (9).