Figure 1-2.Organization of a supply department of a large fleet ship.
SECURITY OF SUPPLY
Probably the most important aspect of
the supply department is security. The supply
officer is responsible for making sure func-
tional areas remain on track; however, many
problems may be met if security is not main-
Security regulations are listed in the Ships
Store Afloat, NAVSUP P-487, and the Afloat
Supply Procedures, NAVSUP P-485, that you,
as an SH3, will need to know. Your knowledge
of these regulations will not only help you to keep
your area on track, but also help keep the supply
department on track. Read, remember, and follow
There are a few general rules you will need to
remember to keep supply department spaces
All stock should be kept under lock and
Supply spaces should be locked when unat-
tended by authorized personnel.
Responsibility for security rests with the
person in charge of each space.
Permission for entry of unauthorized per-
sonnel into a supply department space will be