Figure 2-1.Title block.
other information provided in the title block is as
Name of local activity
Code ID number (80091 NAVFAC)
Size of drawing
Scale of drawing
ABFC drawing number (if applicable)
There are many variations to title blocks.
Depending on the preparing activity (NAVFAC, NCR,
NMCB, A&E, etc.), all title blocks should contain the
same information listed previously. The code ID
number of the Federal Supply Code of Manufacturers
(FSCM) 80091 is required in the title block of all
NAVFAC drawings. The layout and title blocks are
also shown in the American National Standard
Institute (ANSI Y14.1-1980) manual.
NAVFACENGCOM drawing numbers issued to
individual engineering field division are within the
NAVFACENGCOM headquarters retains
custody of all of the numbers up to and including 1
999999 and all other drawing numbers not assigned.
Each cognizant EFD is responsible for the control of
assigned numbers and for issuing, assigning, and
recording these numbers for its own use or the use of
activities within its geographical area. Each activity
maintains an assignment record including locations
and drawing titles of drawing numbers assigned to it.
Figure 2-2 is an example of a local activity, such as the
Civil Engineering Support Office (CESO), using a
drawing number assigned by the Western Division
(WESTDIV). This title block is from the Facilities
Planning Guide, NAVFAC P-437.
You may not use a NAVFACENGCOM assigned
number for any other drawing, even though the
drawing to which it has been assigned is not being
used. Sometimes, because of extensive revision on a
particular drawing, it becomes necessary to prepare a
new drawing and to assign a new NAVFACENGCOM
If you find major problems within a drawing, you
can identify who prepared the drawing by these
drawing numbers. However, make sure you
communicate through your chain of command before
contacting these divisions.