f. Start ballast pump (4) by pressing START
button (75, FIGURE 2-230, Sheet 1 of 2) on motor
b. Start the Fire Bilge pump (12, FIGURE 2-231)
by turning the ON/OFF switch (110, FIGURE 2-230,
Sheet 2 of 2) at the motor control center.
Observe gauge (6, FIGURE 2-228). If
discharge pressure is not observed
within 30 seconds, press the STOP
button (74, FIGURE 2-230, Sheet 1 of
Observe discharge gauge (8, FIGURE
2). Refer to unit maintenance.
2-231). If discharge pressure is not
present within 30 seconds, press the
Refer to unit
g. Press the STOP button (74, FIGURE 2-230,
Sheet 1 of 2) when the bilges are empty, as indicated by
a loss of discharge pressure.
c. Turn the ON/OFF switch (110, FIGURE 2-230,
h. Close all valves in the piping system.
Sheet 2 of 2) to OFF when the bilges are empty, as
indicated by a loss of discharge pressure.
2-7.7. Bilge Pumping With Fire Bilge Pump.
d. Close all valves in the Fire Bilge piping system.
e. Close all valves in the Bilge Ballast piping
a. Align the Fire Bilge piping system (FIGURE 2-
system (FIGURE 2-229).
231) as follows:
2-7.8. Deballasting With Emergency Fire Pump.
(1) Close all valves in Fire Bilge piping
system and bilge ballast piping system (FIGURES 2-231
a. Close all valves in ballast piping system
(2) Open valves 9 through 20 on bilge
manifold or valve 21 as required (FIGURE 2-229).
b. Close emergency fire pump sea water suction
(3) Open suction valve from bilge manifold
valve (2, FIGURE 2-232).
(15, FIGURE 2-231).
c. Open emergency fire pump suction valve (1) to
(4) Open Fire Bilge pump suction valve (19).
ballast piping system.
(5) Open Fire Bilge pump discharge valve
d. Open emergency fire pump discharge valve (7).
(6) Open discharge pressure gauge cutout
e. Open discharge pressure gauge (9).
f. Open ballast tank suction valves (15, 16, 17, 22,
(7) Open in-line stop valve (6).
or 25, FIGURE 2-228) as required.
(8) Open overboard discharge suction valve
(15) valve (5).
g. Open ballast overboard valve (12).