HALON system). Also, this storeroom should have
Documentation of Temporary
incandescent and explosion-proof overhead lights
(protected by lamp guards) with the switch outside the
The Requisition and Invoice/Shipping Document,
compartment. Flammable items stored in this
DD Form 1149, is used for material offloaded for
storeroom have an assigned material content code
temporary storage. The form includes a notation
(MCC) of D, F, G, P, S, and Z in the Hazardous Material
MEMORANDUM INVOICE ONLY in data block 4.
Information System (HMIS). Refer to the HMIS and
The next number from the expenditure invoice log is
NAVSUP-P485 for information concerning handling
assigned for control only. You must place one copy of
of hazardous materials.
the DD Form 1149 inside each container. Also, you
TEMPORARY STORAGE OF SHIPBOARD
must place one copy of the DD Form 1149 inside a
MATERIAL BY SHORE ACTIVITIES
waterproof envelope securely attached to the outside of
each container. The DD Form 1149 must contain the
When necessary, ships may use shore facilities to
description, quantity, and classification of the material.
store material temporarily. Temporary storage of
Also, it must have the type of storage required and the
allowance list items of equipage or equipment over 1
length of time of temporary storage.
year must have prior approval by the type commander.
Consumable materials, tools, and other items required
to support ship's equipage and equipment will not be
Storeroom custodians will make sure that all items
offloaded for temporary storage. However, some items
in stowage are legibly marked, tagged, or labeled with
may be offloaded as authorized during shipyard,
an NSN, NICN, or other identification number. When
overhaul, conversion, or change of mission. The ship
needed, technical assistance from other departments
requesting storage is responsible for arranging the
should be used to determine the identification numbers
offload and return of material. The requesting ship is
of unmarked materials. Items that cannot be identified
also responsible for informing the storage activity of
will be turned in ashore for disposition.
any change in the length of storage.
Types of Temporary Storage Facilities
Items procured for the Navy have some degree of
The supply officer may designate the use of transit
preservation packaging and packing that is required by
sheds or butler huts to support the department's
the item manager. The packaging should protect the
functions. When used, they should provide the
safeguards, storage characteristics, and special storage
shipment, handling, and stowage. The protection
requirements needed for security purposes.
levels specified are code-marked on unit packages and
Pierside trailers may be used for the temporary
exterior shipping containers. Level A provides
storage of supply department material when
p r o t e c t i o n a g a i n s t t h e m o s t s eve r e c o n d i t i o n s
authorized by the supply officer. The type of materials
expected. Level B provides protection for less severe
and security requirements should be considered before
conditions. Level C provides protection for known
using the trailers.
When authorized, ships may also use other
Most materials received by afloat units are
shore-based facilities for temporary storage of
p a c k a g e d a n d p a c ke d b e f o r e s h i p m e n t . S h i p 's
personnel are responsible for retaining repair parts in
their original packaging until issued. They are also
Identification of Temporary Storage Material
responsible for providing adequate protection of
Material o ff l o a d e d t o s h o r e a c t iv i t i e s f o r
material while it is in storage. Also, material must have
temporary storage must be boxed, tagged, and marked
adequate protection during shipment. This includes
to provide ready identification. Each piece or container
shipment of unserviceable, mandatory, turn-in
repairable items to another activity.
to be stored must be numbered consecutively.