TM 55-607/NAVSEA OP 3221 Rev 2
for loads having flat nose plugs, except when nose-to-
(5) Sweatboard-to-sweatboard stowage of
nose or nose-to-butt alignment on centers cannot be
achieved. Full-block construction is used to fill all voids
in the top tier, including those at the strip sheathing.
application of basic sweatboard-to-sweatboard stowage
Voids in the lower tiers that are less than one-third the
techniques in the d unnaging of Navy metal-pallet loads.
length of the load stowed above are not blocked or
The use of strip decking is illustrated to prevent metal-
shored vertically, and, for the same reason, full blocking
to-metal contact with the deck.
Note that loads
and vertical shoring are not required at the sweatboards
equipped with pointed nose plugs are separated with
in this hold.
nose boards. Nose boards are not required, however,