Death or severe injury to personnel and damage to equipment may result if personnel fail to observe safe-
ty precautions. Do not launch bay with transporter pintle in place. Remove and replace with pintle facing
No personnel or equipment will be allowed to operate upstream of the ribbon bridge. All launching of bays
and boat operation will be downstream of the bridge centerline.
A safety boat will be used during all water operations. Steps (1) through (5) can be performed at staging
area to reduce launch time.
Ensure all bilge plugs are installed.
Unlatch (interior bay only) rear travel latch (1).
Unlatch (interior bay only) two rear roadway/bow foldlock latches (2).
Unlatch two front roadway/bow foldlock latches (3).
Pay out cable and remove cable (4) from lifting eye (5).
Remove cable (4) from cable guide (6) and place cable (4) on transporter cab (7).