TM 55-607/NAVSEA OP 3221 Rev 2
(c) When stowed according to sweatboard-to-sweatboard techniques in holds such as number 3 lower hold,
the two bottom tiers of each row are offset, whereas the remaining tiers my be aligned nose-to-base (center).
Consequently, some of the stowed loads require nose boards. Figure 9-62 illustrates the situation as caused by the
ship's angular structure along the lower side of the hold. Dunnage of appropriate width is placed on the ledge of the
ship's structure to a level even with the load to provide support for tier stripping, a basic characteristic of the sweatboard-
to-sweatboard technique. From this point, the loads can be aligned nose-to-base. Again, decking is not required
because the pallets have wooden skids.