TM 55-607/NAVSEA OP 3221 Rev 2
Figure 7-1 Strip decking/flooring.
d. Full Decking.
(1) Generally, full wood decking (flooring) is constructed of 2-inch lumber at least 10 inches in width. Lumber
of lesser widths is more readily displaced and damaged by the wheels of forklift trucks. Two layers of 1-inch lumber can
be used to construct full flooring, provided the bottom layer is at least 6 inches wide and the top layer, at least 10 inches
wide. Construction details of wood decking are shown in figure 7-2. Decking is laid in crosswise layers if within a class
"A" magazine (described in para 7-8). This technique is preferred when two course decking is used. The decking is fitted
tightly, edge-to-edge and butt-to-butt; however, adequate space should be left at the hull to permit drainage of