Service application/information: The service or
major shipboard function in which the
equipment, component, or equipagc operates or
performs a service.
A code to designate service
Ship type and hull number: The specific ship for
which the COSAL is prepared.
Date: Date of preparation (may be expressed as
Julian or month-day-year date).
Allowance Support Codes: Pertains to item 7.
Page: Consecutive page numbering from first
to to last. Page numbers proceeded by the
letter H apply to hull, mechanical, and electrical
(example H-1). Page numbers preceded by Z
apply to ordnance (example Z-1 ).
Sections C, D, and E also contain cross-indexed
information of APL/AEL, EIC, and work breakdown
structure (WBS). Figure 5-3 shows an example of
section C, and the following list describes the contents
of the columns of section C.
Allowance parts Iist/allowance equiflagc lists
number: Number of API/AEL.
Application/identification activity code:
Identifies the activity responsible for the supply
management control or program support for
equipment, component, or item of supply, and
the type of allowance document to which it is
Equipment identification code:
Work breakdown function group code:
Identifies a hardware oriented breakdown of a
ships system including all subsystems to the
Service code: Designates service application.
Work center: Designates subdivision of ships
crew assigned to accomplish maintenance
requirements for specified installed equipment.
Component name: Noun name of APL/AEL.
Maintenancc index page: Coded page number
of the PMS manual that indexes a set of
maintenance requirement cards for a specified
installed piece of ship equipment.
Record idcntification number:
Quantity column: Quantity of each equipment
component aboard ship and the applicable
column number for cquipagc.
Figure 5-3.COSAL index, part 1, section C.