Maintain fixed position. Rig side mooring legs to pass over cable at both bow and stern. Rig cable saddle over the side of splice barge. Lift cable from chutes and splicing line and place over the side and onto saddle. Rig saddle lowering away gear. Rerig side mooring legs to corners. Haul barge perpendicular to cable track, while at the same time lowering sector, tending away from barge. Divers observe and report lead of cable on saddle. Adjust load on hauling mooring legs to provide required tension at saddle as lowering away continues until saddle bottoms.

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