Figure 340 Standard mooring inspection report form continued

f. Manhole Covers

• Report the number, size, and location of each manhole.

• Report rusting of the covers or bolts. The edges of the covers may show a "delamination" of die steel.

• Check for and report any loose or missing bolts.

• On fiberglass-coated buoys, report whether the manhole covers are fiberglassed or not.

g. Tension Bar

• Check eye for wear and measure its diameter with calipers.

• Measure steel bar thickness.

• Check base plate for cracks, warping, or other damage.

• Record plate thickness.

h. Hawsepipe

• Measure and record wire diameter and condition of chain held in place by the retaining plate.

• Check for and report bell mouth rusting or wear.

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