World War II
American High Speed Transports; APD's
Crosley Class, (TEV) conversion
A study in Blueprints

By Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-017, $70.00 (Foreign; $100.00)(11"x17" soft cover book of engineering drawings,155 pages)
Ships of class: USS Crosley (APD 87)(DE-226), USS Cread (APD 88)(DE-227), USS Ruchamkin (APD-89)(LPR-89)(DE-228), USS Kirwin (APD-90)(LPR-90)(DE-229), USS Kinzer (APD-91)(DE-232), USS Register (APD-92)(DE-233), USS Brock (APD-93)(DE-234), USS John Q. Roberts (APD-94)(DE-235), USS William M. Hobby (APD-95)(DE-236), USS Ray K. Edwards (APD-96)(DE-237), USS Arthur J. Bristol (APD-97)(DE-281), USS Truxtun (APD-98)(DE-282), USS Upham (APD-99)(DE-283), USS Ringness (APD-100)(DE-590), USS Knudson (APD-101)(DE-591), USS Rednour (APD-102)(DE-592), Tollberg (APD-103)(DE-593), USS William J. Pattison (APD-104)(DE-594), USS Myers (APD-105)(DE-595), USS Walter B. Cobb (APD-106)(DE-596), USS Earle B. Hall (APD-107)(DE-597), USS Harry L. Corl (APD-108)(DE-598), USS Belet (APD-109)(DE-599), USS Julius A. Raven (APD-110)(DE-600), USS Walsh (APD-111)(DE-601), USS Hunter Marshall (APD-112)(DE-602), USS Earhart (APD-113)(DE-603), USS Walter S. Gorka (APD-114)(DE-604), USS Rogers Blood (APD-115)(DE-605), USS Frankovich (APD-116)(DE-606), USS Joseph M. Auman (APD-117)(DE-674), USS Don O. Woods (APD-118)(DE-721), USS Beverly W. Reid (APD-119)(LPR-119)(DE-726), USS Kline (APD-120)(DE-687), USS Raymon W. Herndon (APD1-21)(DE-688), USS Scribner (APD-122)(DE-689), USS Diachenko (APD-123)(LPR-123)(DE-690), USS Horace A. Bass (APD-124)(LPR-124)(DE-691), USS Wantuck (APD-125)(DE-692), USS Gosselin (APD-126)(DE-710), USS Begor (APD-127)(LPR-127)(DE-711), USS Cavallaro (APD-128)(DE-712), USS Donald W. Wolf (APD-129)(DE-713), USS Cook (APD-130)(LPR-130)(DE-714), USS Walter X. Young (APD-131)(DE-715), USS Balduck (APD-132)(LPR-132)(DE-716), USS Burdo (APD-133)(DE-717), USS Kleinsmith (APD-134)(DE-718), USS Weiss (APD-135)(LPR-135)(DE-719), USS Carpellotti (APD-136)(DE-720), USS De Long (APD-137)(DE-684), USS Coates (APD-138)(DE-685) and USS Bray (APD 139)(DE-709).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard &
Design Agent

Date of Approval

Page

Deck House, Arrangement.

Bethlehem Steel Co.
Quincy, Massachusetts

July 8, 1944

12-13

Main Deck, Superstructure Deck & Navigation Bridge - General Arrangement.

do.

July 27, 1944

14-16

Hold, 2nd Platform, 1st Platform, General Arrangement

do.

July 17, 1944

17-19

Inboard Profile.

do.

July 3, 1944

20-21

Outboard Profile.

do.

July 13, 1944

22-23

Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile, Inboard Profile, Navigating Bridge, Superstructure Deck, Main Deck, 11 Cross Sections, 1st Platform Deck, 2nd Platform Deck and Hold.

do.

August 16, 1944

24-27

Faired Lines.

do.

May 29, 1944

28-30

Body Plan.

do.

July 13, 1944

31-32

Outside Plating, Stem to frame 59.

do.

June 21, 1944

33-34

Outside Plating, frame 59 to 113.

do.

June 29, 1944

35-37

Outside Plating, frame 113 to Stern.

do.

July 6, 1944

38-40

Bow Framing.

do.

June 2, 1944

41-43

Transverse Framing, frames 7 to 22.

do.

June 19, 1944

44-45

Transverses numbers 10, 18, 20, 23 and 27.

do.

do.

46-47

Transverses numbers 31, 39 and 43.

do.

do.

48-49

Transverses 51 and 55.

do.

do.

50-51

Transverses 63 and 67.

do.

June 19, 1944

52-53

Transverses numbers 75, 79 and 83.

do.

do.

54-56

Transverses 90 and 94.

do.

June 26, 1944

57-59

Transverses numbers 102, 106 and 110.

do.

June 21, 1944

60-62

Transverses 117 and 121.

do.

June 29, 1944

63-64

Transverse numbers 129, 133 and 137.

do.

June 22, 1944

65-67

Transverse numbers 143, 147 and 150.

do.

June 18, 1944

68-70

Transverse numbers 156, 164 and 169.

do.

June 19, 1944

71-72

Bottom Cover Plate for Echo Ranging Equipment.

do.

do.

73-74

Rudders.

do.

July 7, 1944

75-77

Bow Framing.

do.

June 21, 1944

78-80

Main Deck Plating, Stem to frame 59.

do.

June 20, 1944

81-83

Main Deck Plating, frame 59 to 113.

do.

June 23, 1944

84-86

Main Deck Plating, frame 113 to Stern.

do.

July 3, 1944

87-89

Superstructure Deck, frames 59 to 92.

do.

July 8, 1944

90-92

Superstructure Deck, Aft frames 92 to 128.

do.

July 13, 1944

93-95

Main Deckhouse and Superstructure Deck, frames 35 to 59.

do.

June 22, 1944

96-98

Deckhouse on Main Deck, frames 57 to 137.

do.

June 28, 1944

99-101

Deckhouse on Superstructure Deck and Navigating Bridge Deck Plating.

do.

July 10, 1944

102-104

Cutting and Patching Plan for Existing Structure Above Main Deck.

do.

June 28, 1944

105-106

Stem.

do.

do.

107-108

Sections, Forward.

do.

June 30, 1944

109-110

Midships Section.

do.

June 16, 1944

111-112

Sections, Aft.

do.

July 6, 1944

113-114

Outline of Stiffening In Way of Guns and Gun Directors.

do.

July 22, 1944

115-117

Foundations and Protection Shields for 40/mm Guns and Gun Directors.

do.

July 19, 1944

118-121

Foundations and Shields for 20/mm Guns.

do.

July 7, 1944

122-124

Foundations for Depth Charge Release Tracks and Bridge Control.

do.

June 23, 1944

125-126

Deckhouse and Top on Navigating Bridge Deck and Platforms.

do.

June 28, 1944

127-129

6" and 10" Bitts, 12" Chocks, Locations and Details.

do.

July 21, 1944

130-131

Chain Pipe Deck Fittings and Cover.

do.

July 15, 1944

132-134

Rail Stanchions, Types.

do.

August 19, 1944

135-136

Rail Stanchions, Details and Stowage.

do.

do.

137-139

Guard Rails Around Hatches.

do.

July 14, 1944

140-141

Main Deck, Superstructure Deck, Navigating Bridge, Compartment and Access and Deck: Supports

do.

July 19, 1944

142-144

Diagrammatic Arrangement of Plumbing and Deck Drains.

do.

July 9, 1944

145-147

Escape, Whistle Steam and Drain Piping - Sections.

do.

July 20, 1944

148-150

Escape, Whistle Steam and Drain Piping - Elevation and B/M.

do.

do.

151

HOME

BACK to BOOKS - High Speed Transports