World War I
American Destroyers
Roe Class (two screws)
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-020 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11" X 17" soft cover book of engineering drawings)
Ships of class: USS Perkins (TBD-26)(DD-26), USS Sterett (TBD-27)(DD-27), USS Warrington (TBD-30)(DD-30), USS Mayrant (TBD-31)(DD-31), USS Walke (TBD-34)(DD-34) and USS Henley (TBD-39)(DD-39). Also known as "fivvers".

List of Blueprints

Title Vessel Date of Document Page
Outboard Profile. Perkins
(TBD-26)
November 23, 1910 16-17
Midship Section. do. do. 18
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile; Inboard Profile; Forecastle Deck; Berth Deck and Hold. do. - 19-20
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile; Inboard Profile; Forecastle Deck; Berth Deck; Drainage; Main Deck; Hold & Midship Section. Sterett
(TBD-27)
- 21-22
Cross Sections. do. November 9, 1911 23-24
Inboard Profile. do. November 10, 1910 25-26
Berthing & Messing. do. November 24, 1910 27-28
Torpedo Arrangements. do. December 9, 1910 29-30
Ventilation. do. November 8, 1910 31-33
Main Deck Plating. Perkins & Stewart
(TBD-26 & 27)
April 19, 1909 34-37
Forecastle Deck Plating. do. February 11, 1909 38
Transverse Bulkhead at after end of Forecastle. do. February 25, 1909 39
Body Plan. do. February 26, 1909 40
Outside Plating; Forebody. do. March 8, 1909 41-42
Outside Plating; After Body. do. do. 43-45
Lighting Arrangement. do. March 10, 1909 46-47
Gun Foundations. do. March 13, 1909 48-50
Compartment Access & Pillar Plans, Profile & Forecastle Decks. do. March 11, 1909 51-52
Pilot House & Bridge. do. April 6, 1909 53-55
Anchor Handling; Arrangement and Details. do. August 9, 1911 56-57
Ventilation-Arrangement Aft. do. December 14, 1909 58-59
Ventilation-Arrangement Forward. do. December 15, 1909 60-62
Ventilation-Arrangement Midship. do. February 4, 1910 63-64
Bridge & Searchlight Foundation. do. July 23, 1910 65
Boat Cradles & Gripes. do. June 20, 1911 66
Galley. do. July 15, 1911 67
Davits for Port 20' Whale Boat & 20' Power Dory. do. June 16, 1911 68-69
Captains Office & Stateroom. do. June 12, 1911 70-71
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile; Inboard Profile; Forecastle Deck; Berth Deck; Drainage; Main Deck; Hold & Midship Section. Warrington & Mayrant
(TBD-30 & 31)
July, 1916
Body. do. December 26, 1911 74
Lines. do. January 11, 1909 75-77
Inboard & Outboard Profile. do. January 5, 1909 78-79
Hold, Berth, Main & Forecastle Decks. do. January 23, 1909 80-81
Anchor Handling & Stowage-General Arrangement. do. December 2, 1911 82
Rigging & Outboard Fittings-General Arrangement. do. December 22, 1909 83-84

 

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