SHIPMENT AND LIMITED STORAGE (SECOND ECHELON)
Section I. SHIPMENT WITHIN CONTINENTAL U. S.
121. Methods of Transportation
Use flat cars, box cars, or vehicular trans-
Before shipment of the shop set within the
portation for transporting the shop set.
continental U. S., perform the procedures for
Prepare all Army shipping documents ac-
companying the shop set in accordance with in-
118. Preparation for Shipment
structions listed in the technical manual for
In addition to the instructions contained in
the item of equipment (app. I).
Warning: The height and width of the shop
tions listed in TM 9-2330-238-14.
sets, when prepared for rail transportation, must
not exceed the limitations indicated by the load-
119. Hoisting, Handling, and Loading
ing table in the applicable Army regulation. Lo-
Refer to TM 9-2330-238-14.
cal transportation officers must be consulted
about limitations of the particular railroad lines
to be used for the movements in order to avoid
delays, dangerous conditions, or damage to
Refer to TM 9-2330-238-14 and paragraph
16 of this manual.
Section Il. SHIPMENT OUTSlDE CONTINENTAL U. S.
124. Preparation for Shipment
Waterproof the shop set, using methods
The procedures for shipment outside con-
outlined in TM 9-2330-238-14 and in para-
tinental U.S., are essentially the same as those
and 79-86 for basic procedures to be followed
in the methods of preparation for shipment;
when the equipment is exposed to salt water.
marine transportation will normally be used
Additional requirements consist of spraying
and the shop set will be secured in cargo holds
taped areas and adjacent surfaces of the van
or on decks of ships. Refer to TM 9-2330-
with strippable plastic material conforming to
238-14 for methods of securing, net handling,
Military Specification MIL-B-12121, or Mili-
and boom procedures.
thickness should be uniform and 0.030--0.040