(28) After boat connects to bay, secure bay as follows.
Use bay connecting tool and crow bar to assist in engaging connectors.
(a) Position bay connecting tool (22) on roadway (23).
(b) Install crowbar (9) and move crowbar back and forth until connectors (24) are engaged.
Figure 2-15. Bay Controlled Launch (Sheet 5 of 6).
If roadway-to-bow ponton latches are not engaged, the bow ponton will fold up when a vehicle crosses
the bridge. This may cause serious injury or death to personnel on the bridge.
The backs of the roadway-to-bow ponton latches are painted yellow to allow a quick, visual check to en-
sure latches are engaged.
(c) Engage four roadway-to-bow ponton bridge latches (25).
(d) Ensure lower lockpin drive screw (26) moves freely and pin (27) is fully retracted.