A schedule for mail collections should be
displayed on all collection boxes using USPS Item
D1175B, Hours of Collection card (see figure 9-8).
D1175B cards can be ordered through the USPS
Material Distribution Center (MDC) Topeka, KS. If
card D1175B is not readily available, you can show
collection times on a plain 3 by 5 card until your forms
arrive on board.
You should also provide information concerning
the location of a collection box with a later collection
time. Specify any weekend or holiday exceptions to
the regular processing and dispatch schedules.
Overseas activities and deployed ships should
schedule a pickup from collection boxes 7 days a
week if transportation for onward dispatch is
What step is completed first in the mail
Q9-19. At what locations aboard ship should mail
collection boxes be installed?
WEATHER DOOR OVER MAIL SLOT.
OPENING TAB IS HINGED. MAIL
SLOT TO MEASURE 1 1/2 x 11.
U.S. MAIL PRINTED IN 3 LETTERS
WELDED TO BOX.
Figure 9-7.An example of a collection box construction plan.