GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF
Repair 3 (After Repair Party).-- Same as or very
similar to Repair 2.
REPAIR PARTIES.-- The general responsibilities of
repair parties demand maintenance of close
Repair 4 (Amidship Repair Party).-- Same as or
coordination between the parties. Responsibilities
very similar to Repair 2.
common to all repair parties are as follows:
Repair 5 (Propulsion Repair Party).-- An
· Repair electrical and sound-powered telephone
engineering department officer is in charge. This repair
party is made up of an electrical officer or senior
· Give first aid to injured personnel and then
Electrician's Mate and a broad cross section of
personnel within the engineering ratings. In the
transport them to battle dressing stations without
assignment of personnel to Repair 5, emphasis should
seriously reducing the damage control
capabilities of the repair party.
b e p l a c e d o n fi r e r o o m / e n g i n e r o o m t a ke ove r
q u a l i fi c a t i o n s i n s t e a d o f o n d a m a g e c o n t r o l
· Detect, identify, and measure dose and dose-rate
Repair 6 (Ordnance Repair Party).-- An officer
· Survey areas and personnel; decontaminate
or chief petty officer of the weapons department is in
charge. This repair party is comprised of Gunner's
· Obtain samples of biological agents to be sent to
Mates, Fire Control Technicians, and Electrician's
a laboratory for identification because ships do
Mates. This party may be divided into forward and
after subgroups; that is, 6A, 6B.
Repair 7 (Gallery Deck and Island Structure
· Identify any chemical agents used.
Repair).-- This repair party is required on aircraft
carriers and may be necessary on other types of ships.
· Decontaminate areas and personnel affected by
An appropriately trained officer is in charge. The party
biological or chemical attack.
is made up of personnel from the air and engineering
· Control and extinguish all types of fires.
departments and can be augmented by personnel from
other departments when necessary.
· Evaluate and report correctly the extent of
damage in their areas. This responsibility
Repair 8 (Electronics Repair Party).-- An
includes maintaining the following:
officer or chief petty officer of the operations
department is in charge. This repair party is comprised
1. A graphic display board showing damage
of Electronics Technicians, Sonar Technicians, Fire
and action taken to correct disrupted or
Control Technicians, and Electrician's Mates. This
repair party works under the supervision of electronics
2. Deck plans showing locations of CBR
Aviation Fuel Repair Team and Crash and
routes to, battle dressing and personnel
Salvage Team.-- These teams are required on aircraft
carriers and other ships that are equipped for manned
3. A casualty board for visual display of
helicopter operations. On aircraft carriers, an officer or
chief petty officer of the air department is in charge and
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF REPAIR
this team is made up of air department personnel. On
PARTIES.-- The specific responsibilities of the repair
other ships that are equipped for manned helicopter
parties are as follows:
operations, appropriate deck and engineering
department personnel are assigned.
· Repair 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 will maintain the stability
O r d n a n c e D i s p o s a l Te a m . -- T h e o r d n a n c e
and buoyancy of the ship as follows:
disposal team is made up of specially trained personnel
1. Station themselves to reach all parts of the
deployed aboard ships as required. The team is
ship while opening a minimum of watertight
organized within and administered as a unit of the
ship's weapons department. The ordnance disposal
team normally operates under the direction of the
2. Repair damage to structures, closures, or
ship's weapons officer.
fittings that maintain watertight integrity.