1. Collar and setscrew
Ball joint washer and nut
Battery gain pointometer
10. Meter pilot house
3. Transmitter pointometer
Battery box (engine
Figure 4-48. Rudder angle indicator installation, hull numbers 8520 thru 8560 and 8580 thru 8618.
cator system and installation details.
4-56. Rudder Angle Indicator (Hull Numbers 8540
b. Inspection. Move rudder to extreme starboard.
thru 8560 and 8580 thru 8618 (fig. 4-48)
Check to see if meter indicates approximate angle is
correct direction. Move rudder to extreme port and
a. General. The indicator system consists of the
check meter indication. If angle shown does not agree,
indicating meter, a transmitter, and a battery box. The
adjust gain control on battery box (6) to cause it to read
rudder angle indicator is installed in the pilot house
correctly. Position rudder amidships. If meter does not
starboard instrument panel. The transmitter is
indicate zero, loosen collar locking screw (1) on
connected by a rod to the port rudder crank and is
transmitter lever. Turn transmitter shaft with screwdriver
accessible from the engine room. The battery box
until meter reads zero. Tighten locking screw. If meter
provides a gain adjust to compensate for drain of the
does not respond to gain control adjustment, replace
size "D" 1.5-volt flashlight cell contained within the box.
battery (7) in battery box.
Figure 4-48 contains an electrical schematic of the indi-
SECTION XIV. HYDRAULIC STARTING SYSTEM
equipped with an electric starting motor and each
inboard engine is cranked by a hydraulic starting motor.
a. The landing craft is fitted with a dual cranking
for hull numbers 8520 thru 8539; or figure 1-8 for hull
system for the propulsion engines. The outboard engine
of each propulsion unit is