(2) Tip the mast slightly forward and raise the
(8) Invariably the ramp will be pulled off the
container's lip and fall onto the blocking under-
neath. Continued pulling will eventually cause the
(3) Pull the shelter out of the container except
for about afoot.
skids to reach the dock and be clear of the ramp.
(4) Place a timber under the skids, spanning all
(9) If it is necessary to pick the shelter up to
three of them, and of just the right height to be
relocate it, place it on blocks (para 3a(3)). Transport
level with the container floor. The timber is placed
from the side with the skid runners on the tines.
about 4 feet from the dock edge and parallel to it.
(10) Replace the ramp and its blocking.
(11) Remove the blocking (chocks) from the
(5) Pull the shelter slowly out of the container
until it drops off the container end and onto the
timber and clears the dock edge by about a foot.
(12) Pull the shelter to the doorway.
(13) Proceed as before.
(6) Lower the forklift end onto suitable blocks.
(7) Unchain the forklift.
6. Alternate Dock Unloading. a. When the container
(8) The forklift is now free so it can pick up the
floor is 4 inches to 6 inches above the dock use this
shelter from the side and relocate it.
b. The other shelters can be removed in the same
(1) Chain the forklift to the shelter as previ-
manner but will have to be pulled to the doorway.
ously described (para 3b(3)).
Figure 1. Shelter