BRIDGE ERECTION BOAT (BEB)
STARTING ENGINES (PRE-LAUNCH START-UP AND NORMAL)
Ensure all engine hatches are closed and secured while boat is
under operation. Failure to comply may result in injury or
death to personnel.
Hearing protection is required during operation. Failure to
comply may result in injury to personnel.
The engines must not be operated out of water, or in water
with the transmissions in neutral position, for more than
10 minutes at idle speed. Ensure engine temperature does not
rise above 210 F (99 C). Failure to comply may cause serious
Do not use the electric bilge pumps for longer than 1 minute
unless the engines are running. Without the engines running,
the bilge pumps will run down the batteries.
The MASTER BATTERY switch is mounted inside the battery
box. The battery box hatch must be opened to gain access to
the master battery switch.
1. Turn master battery switch (1) to ON position by turning handle (2) clockwise
until it stops.