Figure 13-68.--Fabricated boom cradle.
You may be assigned to a ship where the HT will
work primarily in one area of the rating. You also may
Figure 13-66.--Fabricated flat leaf hinge.
be assigned to a smaller ship where you will work in
just about every one of the areas. Whatever ship you
are assigned to, the information in this chapter will be
helpful to you. It is quite common for the HT to either
repair or replace items that have been damaged or that
have deteriorated. The fabrication of new foundations,
brackets, supports, padeyes, and other such items will
almost be a daily job. Other personnel who have more
experience will help you get your experience.
Figure 13-67.--Fabricated scupper drain.