LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR COMPONENTS
1. Ionization Smoke Detectors (figure 1, item 1). These are located throughout the vessel: two in Auxiliary
Machine Space (AMS) 1, two in AMS 2, one in the towing gear locker, four in the engine room, one in the
boatswain's storeroom, one in the main deck passageway, one in the 01 level passageway, two in the pilot-
house, and one in the radio room. These detectors sense the presence of smoke in the protected space.
2. Alarm Bells (figure 1, item 2). These are located adjacent to the fire and smoke detection panel in the
Enclosed Operating Station (EOS) and in the pilothouse. These bells give an audible warning during an alarm
3. Fire and Smoke Detection Panel (figure 1, item 3). This panel, located in the EOS, gives a readout of system
operating conditions and any existing alarm or fault condition.
4. Fire Alarm Pull Stations (figure 1, item 4). These are located throughout the vessel: two in the engine room,
two in main deck passageway, one in engine room vestibule, one located at the bottom of the 01 level stair
well, three on 01 level (one at each entrance), and two in the pilothouse (one at each entrance). These units
permit the crew to manually actuate the fire alarm system.
5. Thermal Heat Detectors (figure 1, item 5). There are three: one in the crew's mess/recreation area, one in
the galley, and one in the emergency generator room. These detectors sense temperatures in excess of
135 °F (55.2 °C).
6. Remote Indicator Panel (figure 1, item 6). This panel, located in the pilothouse, gives a remote indication of
any fire alarm condition aboard the LT.
7. Fire Alarm Beacon (Red) (figure 1, item 7). This beacon, located in the radio room, gives a visual warning
during a fire alarm condition.