6-6. Special Design
6-5. Barges and Lighters
Seatrain/trailer vessels, RORO ships, landing ships,
When the scoop loader is in its operational height, it
and general cargo ships are equipped with patented
can be transported only under pontoons in the C-8
lashing gear and pre-positioned fittings in the decks.
and C-9 lash lighters. At its reduced height, it can be
The use of such equipment is adequate without
transported in the forward and aft bulkhead of the
additional blocking and bracing. The bill of
C-8 and C-9 lash lighters. For transport in SEABEE
materials and their application are listed in tables
barges, no restrictions exist for the scoop loader in
either the operational or reduced configuration.
When the scoop loader is to be moved an extended
distance or through rough waters, tiedowns must be
used. Shown in figure 6-2 are typical blocking and
Figure 6-2. Typical blocking and tiedown of MW24C in general
cargo and barge-type vessels.
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