Chain Markings - Deck Crew Matters

Here after are 2 common types of chain marking.










The end of the chain has to be tied with a strong piece of rope to the ring or shackle of the chain locker in case of emergency.
WHITE
1st Shackle
90 feet
BLUE
2nd Shackle
180 feet
YELLOW
3rd Shackle
270 feet
GREEN
4th Shackle
360 feet
RED
.
410 feet
RED ON DECK, 3 FEET LEFT IN THE LOCKER


WHITE
1st Shackle
90 feet
YELLOW
2nd Shackle
180 feet
RED
3rd Shackle
270 feet
GREEN
4th Shackle
360 feet
BLACK
5th Shackle
450 feet
RED
.
500 feet
RED ON DECK, 3 FEET LEFT IN THE LOCKER