FSC 1940 Small Craft

Includes Powered and Unpowered Small Craft; Lifesaving Boats; Airplane Crash Boats; Reconnaissance Boats; Yachts; Pneumatic Boats. Excludes Fishing Craft; Life Rafts, including Pneumatic; Bridge Floats and Pontoons.

Name NSN Details  
Boat,bridge Erection,inboard Engine 1940-00-710-6649 A watercraft designed for bridge building functions such as hauling and pushing assembled floating bridge sections into position; must incorporate features such as hauling tackle and pushing knees which identify it with its designed function. It is usually skid and skeg protected and may be constructed in separable sections. Excludes PONTOON BOAT; PONTOON FLOAT; and PONTOON, SECTIONAL; altered by the addition of inboard engines and general purpose craft. RFQ
Boat,assault 1940-01-502-6934 A square ended or round ended watercraft constructed of rigid materials, designed for landing troops upon a bridgehead. It is unframed except on the bottom, and has a handrail type gunwale for facility in carrying the craft. It is commonly paddled. It may be designed for attaching at the stern to another similar craft. See also LANDING CRAFT (as modified). RFQ
Motorboat 1940-01-505-9541 A watercraft less than 65 feet (19.812 m) long, powered by an internal combustion engine driving a marine propeller. This craft is fitted with one or more rigid canopies or other protective inclosures. RFQ
Boat,assault 1940-01-520-3849 A square ended or round ended watercraft constructed of rigid materials, designed for landing troops upon a bridgehead. It is unframed except on the bottom, and has a handrail type gunwale for facility in carrying the craft. It is commonly paddled. It may be designed for attaching at the stern to another similar craft. See also LANDING CRAFT (as modified). RFQ
Lifeboat 1940-00-105-9143 A double-ended boat constructed of rigid materials, designed for optimum stability and seaworthiness, and propelled either by oar(s) or by a hand-operated propelling mechanism. It is built and equipped under recognized regulations such as the US Coast Guard for lifeboats. See also LIFEBOAT, AIRBORNE; LIFEBOAT, INFLATABLE; LIFEBOAT, MOTOR; LIFEBOAT, MOTOR SELF-RIGHTING; and LIFE RAFT, INFLATABLE. RFQ
Boat,bridge Erection,inboard Engine 1940-01-526-0770 A watercraft designed for bridge building functions such as hauling and pushing assembled floating bridge sections into position; must incorporate features such as hauling tackle and pushing knees which identify it with its designed function. It is usually skid and skeg protected and may be constructed in separable sections. Excludes PONTOON BOAT; PONTOON FLOAT; and PONTOON, SECTIONAL; altered by the addition of inboard engines and general purpose craft. RFQ
Trailer,bridge Erec 1940-01-527-9596 RFQ
Boat,bridge Erection,inboard Engine 1940-01-526-7164 A watercraft designed for bridge building functions such as hauling and pushing assembled floating bridge sections into position; must incorporate features such as hauling tackle and pushing knees which identify it with its designed function. It is usually skid and skeg protected and may be constructed in separable sections. Excludes PONTOON BOAT; PONTOON FLOAT; and PONTOON, SECTIONAL; altered by the addition of inboard engines and general purpose craft. RFQ
Intake Case,jet 1940-01-537-1404 RFQ
Grill,casting,jet 1940-01-537-1409 RFQ
Canoe 1940-01-540-6209 A flat-bottomed, long and narrow watercraft that has a sharp bow and stern, which may be collapsible. It is usually built of light weight materials and is propelled by handdriven paddles, although sometimes mounting a sail or sails. RFQ
Lifeboat,inflatable 1940-00-204-3894 A lightweight boat-shaped watercraft of double buoyant tube construction, one tube above the other, the upper tube overhanging the bottom tube for better deflection of waves and spray. This craft is designed for emergency use by shipwrecked personnel. No motormounts or other power items are provided. The craft is designed principally as a floation item through paddles are provided for emergency use. See also BOAT, LANDING, INFLATABLE; LIFE RAFT, INFLATABLE; LIFEBOAT, AIRBORNE; LIFEBOAT, MOTOR; SURFBOARD, INFLATABLE. RFQ
Boat,utility 1940-01-549-3447 A watercraft powered by an internal combustion engine driving a marine propeller. This craft is easily adapted for various purposes, and may be used to replace LAUNCH, MOTOR; BOAT, PICKET and other boats. It is designed without a rigid type cabin, and is usually protected by a stowable canvas canopy. RFQ
Boat,bridge Erection,inboard Engine 1940-01-547-4940 A watercraft designed for bridge building functions such as hauling and pushing assembled floating bridge sections into position; must incorporate features such as hauling tackle and pushing knees which identify it with its designed function. It is usually skid and skeg protected and may be constructed in separable sections. Excludes PONTOON BOAT; PONTOON FLOAT; and PONTOON, SECTIONAL; altered by the addition of inboard engines and general purpose craft. RFQ
Cutter,area Command 1940-01-549-9765 A watercraft powered by internal combustion engine(s) driving marine propeller(s). Used in outlying areas for extended transportation of passengers in inclement weather. It is adaptable for harbor defense and inshore patrol operations during wartime and is equipped with machine gun mounting facilities. RFQ
Boat,rigid Inflatable 1940-01-549-9744 A watercraft with shaped bow and a rigid V bottom hull. It is constructed of inner and outer airtight fabric shells vulcanized together in such manner as to provide airtight compartments to be inflated and deflated via pneumetic check. The shells are fastened to topside of a rigid plastic, fiberglass, wooden hull. RFQ
Cutter,area Command 1940-01-549-9799 A watercraft powered by internal combustion engine(s) driving marine propeller(s). Used in outlying areas for extended transportation of passengers in inclement weather. It is adaptable for harbor defense and inshore patrol operations during wartime and is equipped with machine gun mounting facilities. RFQ
Cutter,area Command 1940-01-549-9812 A watercraft powered by internal combustion engine(s) driving marine propeller(s). Used in outlying areas for extended transportation of passengers in inclement weather. It is adaptable for harbor defense and inshore patrol operations during wartime and is equipped with machine gun mounting facilities. RFQ
Boat,rigid Inflatable 1940-01-550-6157 A watercraft with shaped bow and a rigid V bottom hull. It is constructed of inner and outer airtight fabric shells vulcanized together in such manner as to provide airtight compartments to be inflated and deflated via pneumetic check. The shells are fastened to topside of a rigid plastic, fiberglass, wooden hull. RFQ
Lifeboat 1940-00-226-8220 A double-ended boat constructed of rigid materials, designed for optimum stability and seaworthiness, and propelled either by oar(s) or by a hand-operated propelling mechanism. It is built and equipped under recognized regulations such as the US Coast Guard for lifeboats. See also LIFEBOAT, AIRBORNE; LIFEBOAT, INFLATABLE; LIFEBOAT, MOTOR; LIFEBOAT, MOTOR SELF-RIGHTING; and LIFE RAFT, INFLATABLE. RFQ