transmission oil pressure
19. Overspeed shutoff
Engine atop control
Rudder angle indicator
20. Steering wheel
Neutral throttle control
Battery charge ammeter
21. Distribution pane (in-
Engine control levers
cludes starter buttons)
Engine alarm panel
Engine oil pressure
22. Ramp hoist control valve
23. RHMS heeding indicator
17. Ramp hoist hydraulic
Engine water tempera-
18. Starting hydraulic
Figure 2-1. Pilot house controls and instrument, hull numbers 8500 thru 8519.
number 8540 through 8560 and 8580 through 8618 'are
(10) The navigation lights switches (fig. 2-4), (3
used to sound the horns.
the navigation lights. They are to be set in the position
, or (20, fig. 2-3) is used to change the course of the
as instructed on the switch information plate which is
craft. The steering is hydraulic powered. If the steering
mounted above the switches.
pumps should fail, the helm unit acts as a hand -pump
(11) The light switches are used to control
when the wheel is turned.
various lights and receptacles on the landing craft. On
(9) The ramp hoist control valve lever (22, fig.
hull numbers 8500 through 8519, switches are located on
the distribution panel, in the engine room, and in the
numbers 8520 through 8539; or (18, fig. 2-3), hull
lazarette. Hull numbers 8520 through 8560 and 8580
numbers 8540 through 8560 and 8580 through 8618 is
through 8618, have switches in similar locations and
used to control operation of the hydraulic powered ramp
additional switches above the control panel.