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TM 55-1915-200-SDC
CHAPTER 4
DAMAGE CONTROL EQUIPMENT
SDC FIXES SHALL BE USED ONLY IN COMBAT OR OTHER
EMERGENCY CONDITIONS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE VESSEL
MASTER.
DAMAGES SHALL BE REPAIRED BY STANDARD
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE.
Section I. INTRODUCTION
4-1.
INTRODUCTION. The LSV's damage control equipment is used to reduce the seriousness and extent of an
emergency, protect the crew, and effect temporary repairs. Damage control equipment is not to be used for routine
maintenance or repair activities. Any piece of damage control equipment used in combating an emergency must later be
restored to its original operating condition and location. The safety of the vessel and the personnel on board are
dependent upon the specified equipment being properly stowed and ready for use at all times. It is important that all
crew members be familiar with the location and use of the various pieces of damage control equipment.
Section II. DAMAGE CONTROL EQUIPMENT GENERAL DESCRIPTION
4-2.
EOUIPMENT GENERAL. Damage control equipment on the LSV consists of fire fighting gear, extinguishers,
fire stations, fire axes, the Halon fire system, fireman outfits, oxygen breathing apparatus, life jackets, life rafts, life rings,
rescue boat, and shoring.
Section III. DAMAGE CONTROL EQUIPMENT ON THE LSV
4-3.
EQUIPMENT LSV. Damage control equipment/tools are located in the damage control equipment locker, main
deck, after port side.
Description
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Axe, Fire, Pickhead, 6 lb.
1
Bar, Wrecking, 30", Size 4, Type 5, Class 1
1
Blades, Hand Hacksaw 12", 24 teeth per inch
2
Blades, Hand Hacksaw 12", 18 teeth per inch
2
Blower, Ventilating, Portable
2
Bolt Cutter
1
Box tool
1
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