ANODES AND PLATING
Anodes should be replaced whenthey become wasted away to the point that they fail to provide adequate mass and
surface area. They should also be replaced or re-attached if loose. Anodes for installation and replacement will
conform to type ZHS of Military Specification MIL-A-18001. Type ZHS will be used for large vessels. Type ZHS
measures 1.25 by 6 by 12 inches (31.75 by 152.40 by 304.80 mm); weighs approximately 23.5 pounds (10.66 kg), and
has cast-in steel straps with protruding ends for attachment. Anodes will be located in the immediate vicinity of the
propellers and will be symmetrically distributed. The distance between any two anodes will not be less than 2 feet (.6106
m). There are seven anodes used on the landing craft.
This task covers:
Landing craft in drydock.
General Mechanic's Tool Kit
Special Environmental Conditions
General Safety Instructions