2-17. CALM OR FAST WATER BRIDGE BAY RETRIEVAL (continued).
While continuing to move bridge bay forward, it may be necessary to adjust MAIN
FRAME switch to keep bridge bay properly positioned in BAP rear guides.
ab. Position remote MAIN FRAME switch (21) to LOAD to bring bridge bay onto Transporter rear rollers.
If bridge bay fails to contact Transporter properly, partially unload bridge bay and
redo Step ab.
ac. Position HOOK ARM switch (19) to UNLOAD as necessary to keep bridge bay positioned in rear guide arms
until cylinder (20) is extended 6 inches (15 cm).
ad. Continue holding MAIN FRAME switch (21) in LOAD position and release when main frame is in stowed
ae. Position HIGH IDLE switch (18) to off.
af. Turn HOOK ARM switch (19) to LOAD until LHS hook arm has been fully stowed.
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 cause death or injury to personnel or damage
ag. Put transmission in forward, release parking brake, drive Transporter from the water, apply parking brake,
and place transmission in neutral.