PLANT ACCOUNT AND
equipage. You will use these terms daily if you
deal in any way with plant account and property
Most AKs will at some time in their Navy
career become closely involved with record-
Custody. This term relates to the physical
keeping, inventory, custody, and turn-in of
possession of material and the assumption of
custody-type material. Ashore this material is
responsibility against its improper usage and loss.
called plant account and minor property. Afloat
Equipage. This is a term used afloat that refers
it is called controlled equipage.
to those noninstalled and relatively durable items.
Equipage items generally are identifiable to end
use application and comprise the majority of items
listed in the allowance equipage lists (AELs) and
The following terms are related to plant
part III B of the Coordinated Shipboard
m i n or- property, and controlled
Allowance List (COSAL).
Figure 1-6.-DOD Property Record, DD Form 1342.