2-14. CONTROLLED BRIDGE BAY LAUNCH (continued).
Position MAIN FRAME switch (27) to UNLOAD and release when bridge bay is clear of Transporter and the
Position WINCH switch (15) to OUT and release when bridge bay floats.
Refer to TM 5-5420-209-12 for bridge bay operations.
Have boat crew move in toward bridge bay and install pin and lanyard in secured travel latch.
u. Position MAIN FRAME switch (27) to UNLOAD and release when there
is enough slack in cable to remove cable hook (12) from bay lifting eye (13).
Turn HIGH IDLE switch (15) to OFF.
w. Have boat crewman remove winch cable hook (12) from bay lifting eye (13).
After water operations, Transporter brakes will be
wet and will not stop as quickly as usual. Care
must be taken and extra distance allowed for slowing
or stopping Transporter. Slipping brakes could
result in death or injury to personnel or damage to
x. Release parking brake and drive Transporter out of the water.
Stop, put transmission in neutral, and set parking brake.
Have boat crew move away from bridge bay and pull lanyard to
unfold bridge bay.
Turn HIGH IDLE switch (24) to ON.
aa. While maintaining tension on winch cable, position WINCH switch (24) to IN and release when hook holder
(28) is in saddle (29).
ab. Position MAIN FRAME switch (27) to LOAD.
ac. As main frame moves into stowed position, position HIGH IDLE switch (24) to OFF.
ad. Position HOOK ARM switch (25) to LOAD and release when hook arm is fully stowed.