Anti-flash clothing (fig. 12-11) is used to protect
personnel from high temperatures resulting from the
use of explosive weapons and from burns caused by fire.
The clothing consists of the following two items:
1. Anti-flash hood
2. Anti-flash gloves
FIRE HOSE STATION
A fire hose station (fig. 12-12) is commonly
referred to as either a fire station or a fireplug. The fire
hose station is the location of a fireplug and associated
equipment. Branches of the firemain system supply
water to the fire hose stations throughout the ship.
Generally, fire hose stations aboard frigates and larger
ships have 1 1/2-inch fireplugs and fire hose stations
aboard ships larger than frigates have 2 1/2-inch
The P-100 pump is a diesel-engine-driven
portable pump unit. Its designed for firefighting (fig.
12-13) and limited dewatering (fig. 12-14) functions
Figure 12-12.Fire hose station.
Figure 12-11.Anti-flash clothing.