ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
SECTION I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF MATERIAL
of leaks, damage, or missing components or parts will be
listed at once and reported to the proper authority for
The services performed upon receipt of a new or used
corrective action. During the inspection the crew will
vessel are the responsibility of the using organization and
perform the daily preventive maintenance services listed
will be performed by the crew and issuing activity.
in paragraph 3-4. Refer to TB-750-651 for cooling
The hand-operated fire extinguishers must be
aboard and operative before volatile materials are
brought aboard, electrical circuits are energized, fuel
A vessel received from storage will be inspected as
tanks are filled, and engines started.
specified in paragraph 4-2. However, storage ,personnel
will have performed the depreservation operation and
Inspecting and Servicing the Equipment
outfitted and operated the vessel prior to the arrival of the
The crew and issuing activity personnel will inspect the
vessel for completeness. Any evidence
SECTION II. MOVEMENT TO A NEW WORKSITE
(4) Close the hydraulic starting system suction
Dismantling for Movement
valve at tank in engine room (hull numbers 8500 thru
a. The landing craft estimated total weight is
134,400 lbs. On hull numbers 8540 thru 8560 and 8580
(5) Disconnect ground cable from battery (in
thru 8618, the estimated hoisting weight is 130,946
pounds. Landing craft with these hull numbers contain
(6) Close the valves at both accumulators.
an additional lifting eye located on each side of the stern.
(7) Close the hatches.
Eyestraps with a link are welded to the hull at two
(8) Disconnect electrical connector and remove
positions on each side of the cargo well and a wire rope
for mast (5, fig. 4-1), main mast (9), and stern mast (6)
sling with a thimble and four sockets is stored in the
and store them in, the lazarette.
lazarette. Attach the sling sockets to the links for lifting
the craft from the water.
Reinstallation after Movement
b. Before the landing craft is lifted the following
a. Use the wire rope sling described in paragraph
operations must be performed:
4-4 to lower the landing craft into the water.
(1) Close the fuel supply and return valves for
b. Perform the procedures described in paragraph
both fuel tanks (valves are in engine room).
4-4b in reverse order.
(2) Close the hydraulic steering suction ,valve
c. Follow procedures described in paragraph 4-2
at tank in engine room (hull numbers 8500 thru 8519).
(3) Close the ramp hoist hydraulic system
before operating the craft.
d. The equipment listed in Appendix B is to be
suction valve at tank in engine room (hull numbers 8500
installed as specified after movement.