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Table 5-6. Major Steps in Driven-Plate Anchor Installation
Moor installation platform, place anchor in follower,
shackle anchor to chain, place the follower/anchor
assembly at the specified anchor location and drive the
anchor to the required depth in the sediment (record
driving blow count).
Remove follower with a crane and/or extractor.
Proof load the anchor. This keys the anchor, proves that
the anchor holds the design load, and removes slack from