EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION AND DATA (Contd)
LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS (Contd)
FORWARD COCKPIT--Includes operator and crew work area. In addition,
the cockpit contains a hand operated bilge pump, hand held fire extinguisher,
rifle mounts, hatchet, glove box, life ring, and bow stowage locker for life
preservers and other gear.
REMOVABLE MAST--Contains navigation lights, towing lights, and anchor
lights. The mast is lowered for transport of boat and raised during boat
BATTERY HATCH--Opens and closes to gain access to battery compartment.
ENGINE HATCHES--The hatches open and close to gain access to the
AFT COCKPIT--Includes the stowage area for rafting brackets, or cargo, or
personnel, and is also used for crew work area.
CAPSTAN AND TOWING HOOK--Capstan is a manually operated, hand
cranked, 2-speed winch, which is used by crewmembers during rafting
operations. The capstan has a safe maximum capacity of 3,000 lbs (1,361 kg).
Tow hook provides boat with safe towing capability of 4,400 lbs (2,000 kg). The
tow hook is equipped with a quick-release mechanism for disengagement of