The Official Report for Week Ending July 31, 2011

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The Official Report for Week Ending July 31, 2011

Postby Gilbert » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:19 pm

Summary of shipboard & offsite work for the week ending July 31, 2011

Saturday, July 31

Torsk Crew on board: Chief Bill, Chief Mike, Big Al, Dave, Cathy, Frank, Larry S, Chuck, Tim, Kevin, Michelle and Jaime

Big Al relamped the boat, continued charging batters in ABLL, and charged Air Bank #6 to 100psi. He also worked on an inoperative fan from the After Torpedo Room.

Chief Bill opened up radio and started testing the caps and resistors in the 1MC Power Amplifier. Larry S. helped me until Mike broke free from what he was doing. Mike replaced some resistors and resoldered all the loose connections in the unit. We need to order some resistors and capacitors to replace the defective ones. Plans are to start on the upper section when and if.

Dave, Frank, Big Al and Chief Mike worked on rigging a hose for flushing the fresh water cooling systems for #1 and #2 ME. Unfortunately, they ran into no end of problems finding enough hose. They finally got a hose long enough, but it was too late in the morning to run the hose into the FER. Next time aboard, they will pressure test the system for leaks, vent and test the pressure gauges and get the flush started.
Dave, Frank and Ski removed the lube oil service pump (priming and transfer pump) and the coupling to the motor, so they could swing the DC pump motor out of the way. This is being done to make room for an AC motor that we need to run the lube oil pump.
Chuck removed the stern plane stroke selector locking pin with Dave’s help and a pair of vice-channel locks. He cleaned, lubricated and reinstalled bow and stern plane stroke selector locking pins. He retied with zip ties the heater power cables pulled loose above the starboard outboard upper bunk in AB. Chuck also tightened stanchion screws at the entrance to the ATR.
Cathy did housekeeping.
Tim polished brass in both engine rooms.
Kevin and Michelle did housekeeping in ATR.

Offsite during the Week:

Gil worked on TVA admin duties

Onsite Volunteer Hours – 75
Offsite Volunteer Hours - 3
Total Week Hours – 78

2011 Year to Date Volunteer Hours – 3252

That’s it for the week.
Gil Bohannon
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Location: Not too far from Torsk

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