Figure 3-28.Deck pendant terminal and clevis socket
Refer to figure 3-28, and perform the following
task to replace a deck pendant. Screw the lockscrew
into the clevis end socket, using a 3/16-inch Allen
wrench. Remove the anchor nut and pull out the
clevis pin. Secure the eye end of the terminal of the
new deck pendant to the clevis end socket of the
purchase cable socket assembly by means of the
clevis pin, anchor nut, and the lockscrew. Recharge
the accumulator and retract the engine.
Deck pendants are provided as assembliesnot
made up on board ship. Suitable handling facilities
should be available. Spare pendants should be
conveniently stowed, ready for quick rigging, since
replacement of a deck pendant is sometimes an
emergency procedure that must be performed
The replacement operation can best be
performed by four separate crews. One crew is
needed to pull out the pendant, one at each of the
two couplings, and one to bring the new pendant on
deck and roll it out and in position.
must be replaced
according to the latest bulletins and wear
The deck pendants must be inspected after each
group of landings and after each excessive loading.
Routine inspection of all deck pendants is made
daily after completing operations.
The deck pendant cable is lubricated as
required, using prescribed lubricant.
inspection with frequent application of lubricant
produces better results than heavy coatings less
Impact pads (fig. 3-29) are made up of several
sections of polyurethane pads laid side by side and
Figure 3-29.Terminal impact pads.