BRIDGE ERECTION BOAT (BEB)
Towing of boats or improvised floating equipment is dangerous
and should be attempted only during recovery or emergency
Only use towing line when towing other objects.
Ensure object being towed is properly secured to towline before
connecting towline to tow hook. Failure to comply may result in
injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
Ensure all personnel are clear of lines under load. Failure to
comply may result in injury or death to personnel.
Tow hook provides boat with safe towing capability of 4,400 lb
(2,000 kg). The tow hook is equipped with a quick-release
mechanism for disengagement.
Secure Tow Line
Properly secure towline (2) to object to be towed.
Install towing hook release line (5) on quick-release boss (4).
Engage and secure tow hook (3) under quick-release pin (1).
Turn on towing light for night operation. Refer to WP 0004 00.