World War I & II
American Destroyers & High Speed Transport (APD-1)
Caldwell class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-023 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11" X 17" soft cover book book of engineering drawings)
Ships of class: USS Caldwell, (TBD-69)(DD-69)(APD-1), USS Craven (TBD-70)(DD-70), USS Gwin (TBD-71)(DD-71), USS Conner (TBD-72)(DD-72), USS Stockton (TBD-73)(DD-73) and USS Manley (TBD-74)(DD-74).  Also known as "four pippers" of "flush deckers".

List of Blueprints

Title Vessel Date of Document Scale Page
Inboard profile. Caldwell
(TBD-69)
- 1/16" 13-14
Outboard profile. do. - do. 15-16
Inboard profile. Gwin
(TBD-71)
- do. 17-18
Outboard profile. do. - do. 19-20
Main deck. do. - do. 21-22
Body. do. January 25, 1917 1/4" 23
Inboard profile. Conner
(TBD-72)
Dec. 28, 1917 1/16" 24-25
Outboard profile. do. Dec. 14, 1917 do. 26-27
Main deck. do. Dec. 8, 1917 do. 28-29
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard profile. do. Dec. 1, 1917 do. 30-31
Booklet of General Plans: Inboard profile, bridge, galley top,
and aft deck house.
do. do. do. 32-33
Booklet of General Plans: Main deck and 1st platform deck. do. do. do. 34-35
Booklet of General Plans: 2nd
platform deck, hold and cross sections at frames 8, 22, 34, 49, 74, 119, 127, 148 and 155.
do. do. do. 36-37
Booklet of General Plans: Midship section. do. do. 1/4" 38
Body. Conner & Stockton
(TBD-72 & 73)
May 19, 1916 do. 39
Sheer, 1/2 breath & body. do. October 10, 1918 1/16" 40-41
Inboard profile. Stockton
(TBD-73)
- do. 42-43
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard profile. do. October 10, 1917 do. 44-45
Booklet of General Plans: Inboard profile, bridge, galley and top of after deck house. do. do. do. 46-47
Booklet of General Plans: Main deck and 1st platform deck. do. do. do. 48-49
Booklet of General Plans: 2nd
platform deck, hold and cross sections, frames: 8, 22, 34, 48, 74, 119, 123, 148, 195 & 166.
do. do. do. 50-51
Booklet of General Plans: Midship section. do. do. 1/8" 52
Inboard profile. Manley
(TBD-74)
- 1/16" 53-54
Outboard profile. do. Nov. 11, 1917 1/32" 55
Midship section. do. October 9, 1917 1/8" 56
Booklet of General Plans: Inboard and outboard profile. Manley as
(APD-1)
November 1941 1/16" 57-58
Booklet of General Plans: Midship section. do. do. do. 59
Booklet of General Plans: Main and 1st platform decks. do. do. do. 60-61
Booklet of General Plans: 2nd
platform deck and hold.
do. do. do. 62-63
Booklet of General Plans: Cross sections, frames: 8, 14, 17, 38, 45, 54, 68, 101, 122, 133, 144, 155, 165 & 175. do. do. do. 64

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