MAINTENANCE OF NAVIGATION SIGNALS AND SEARCHLIGHTS
3-47. Replace/Repair Searchlight.
This task covers:
Tool kit, general mechanic's,
Shut down electrical power at
navigation light panel. Tag "Out
Tool kit, electrician's,
of Service - Do Not Operate."
Warning tags, Item 1, Appendix C
High pressures exist inside lamp, especially when hot, and could
explode. Handle lamp only in its protective cover.
Protect eyes and wear gloves when handling lamp.
Avoid direct or reflected radiation from the lamp.
Do not stand close in front of searchlight. Cover glass when
lamp is lighted.
a. Tag and disconnect electrical leads.
b. Remove mounting bolts (2) from searchlight base (3).
c. Remove searchlight (1) from vessel deck (4).