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stow of projectiles is repeated on the next tier. Pallets
(3) Block stowage of projectiles.
are secured at the hull in a similar manner. Figure 9-20
stowage of the 155-mm projectile in the lower holds
illustrates the continuation of the block-stow-by-levels
requires that securing be constructed at each level of
technique for palletized projectiles.
the stow to compensate for obstructions and hull
structure is shown in the process of installation before
curvature. Four by four-inch uprights on 30-inch centers
stowage of an additional tier of projectiles. The bearing
bear against 2-by 10-inch boarding positioned at the
surface is parallel to the longitudinal center line of the
upper and lower extremities of the unit load. Uprights
ship and is boarded in a manner similar to that utilized
are braced with 4-by 4-inch kickers to the ribs or hull
plate. A 2-by 4-inch cleat is installed beneath the
completion of the floor, another tier of projectiles will be
kickers and secured to the uprights to provide additional
stowed in tight alignment.
support for the 2-by 8or 2-by 10-inch minimum flooring
support. Flooring extends fully to the hull, and the block
Figure 9-20. Continuation of block stowage of projectiles in upper tiers.