World War II
American High Speed Transports (APD)
Colhoun class, (Wickes hulls)
A Study in Blueprints

By Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-029 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11"x17", soft cover soft cover book of engineering drawings,133 pages)
Ships of class: USS Colhoun (APD-2)(DD-85), USS Gregory (APD-3)(DD-82), USS Little (APD-4)(DD-79),  USS McKean (APD-5)(DD-90),  USS Stringham (APD-6)(DD-83), USS Talbot (APD-7)(DD-114), USS Waters (APD-8)(DD-115),  USS Dent (APD-9)(DD-116), USS Schley (APD-14)(DD-103), USS Kilty (APD-15)(DD-137), USS Ward (APD-16)(DD-139), USS Crosby (APD-17)(DD-164), USS Tattnall (APD-19)(DD-125), USS Roper (APD-20)(DD-147), USS Dickerson (APD-21)(DD-157),  USS Herbert (APD-22)(DD-160) and USS Rathburne (APD-25)(DD-113).

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel

Date of Document

Scale

Page

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; main deck; 1st & 2nd platform decks; hold; pilot house roof; forward search light platform; bridge; top of galley deck house; after search light platform and top of after deck house.

Colhoun
(APD-2)

 

Jan.19, 1942

1/16"

37-48

Booklet of general plans: Inboard profile; outboard profile; main deck; 1st & 2nd platform decks; navigation bridge; signal bridge; search light platform; top of galley deck house; after deck house top; hold; cross sections, 36, 76, 94, 124 & 133.

Dent
(APD-9)

Jan.28, 1943

do.

48-57

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; main deck; navagation bridge; signal bridge; top of galley deck house; top after deck house; 1st & 2nd platform decks; hold; cross sections at frames 28 42, 76, 88, 128 &164.

Gregory
(APD-3)

Oct. 11, 1941

do.

58-67

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; main deck; bridge; pilot house top; top of galley deck house; forward search light plat6form; top of after deck house; 1st & 2nd platform decks; & hold.

 

Herbert
(APD-22)

July 6, 1944

do.

68-76

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; gun platform; flying bridge; deck house top; navagation bridge; main deck; 1st & 2nd platform decks; hold; cross sections at frames 4, 9, 20, 33, 42, 53, 74, 81, 95, 102, 111, 127, 141 & 155.

Kilty
(APD-15)

July 15, 1946

1/16"

77-85

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; signal bridge; bridge; top of galley deck house; top of after deck house; main deck; 1st & 2nd platform decks; hold; cross sections at frames 28, 42, 76, 88, 126 & 164.

Little
(APD-4)

Oct. 6, 1941

do.

86-95

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; 1st & 2nd platform decks; main deck; navigation bridge; signal bridge; top of galley deck house; deck house top & hold.

Rathburne
(APD-25)

June 28, 1944

do.

96-103

Outboard profile. (poor)

Stringham
(APD-6)

Nov.11, 1940

do.

104-105

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; main deck; signal bridge; bridge; top of galley deck house; deck house top; 1st & 2nd platform decks & hold.

Ward
(IX-147)

Oct. 2, 1943

do.

106-113

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; main deck; 1st & 2nd platform decks, hold; navagation bridge; signal bridge; top of galley deck house; deck housse top; sections, frame 36, 76, 94, 124 & 133..

Waters
(APD-8)

March 8, 1945

do.

114-122

Fore body lines,

TBD-251
through 295

June 28, 1920

1/2"

123

After body lines,

do.

do.

do.

124

 

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