World War II
American Submarines
Mackerel class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-032 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11"x17", soft cover book book of engineering drawings, 135 pages)
These subs were used for training thousands of American sailors during and after World War II.
Subs of class: USS Mackerel (SS-204) and USS Marlin (SS-205).

List of Blueprints

Title

Builder & Name of Vessel

Date of Document

Page

Outboard fittings, general arrangement,

Electric Boat Co. Groton, Connecticut

USS Mackerel

Dec. 26, 1939

4-5

Body plan, outer hull,

do.

June 12, 1942

6-7

Lines and offsets, stern,

do.

May 11, 1939

8-9

Lines and offsets, bow,

do.

Oct. 3, 1939

10

Launching diagram,

do.

Oct. 10, 1940

11

Launching cradle,

do.

July 15, 1940

12-13

Draft marks,

do.

April 16, 1940

14

Ship's name, letters and figures,

do.

May 22, 1940

15

Historical data plate,

do.

Dec. 7, 1940

16

Superstructure, main deck, hatch details,

do.

June 26, 1940

17-18

Superstructure, main deck, wood,

do.

June 26, 1940

19-20

Side ladder, arrangement,

do.

Aug. 15, 1940

21

Hatch hoods and frames,

do.

June 26, 1940

22-23

Access hatch construction,

do.

Aug. 22, 1942

24-25

Hawse pipe,

do.

April 1, 1940

26

Gangplank,

do.

Oct. 10, 1940

27

Ship's bell,

do.

May 22, 1940

28

Propeller,

do.

Feb. 26, 1944

29-30

Bow diving planes,

do.

Jan. 5, 1940

31

Stern diving planes,

do.

Nov. 22, 1939

32

Rudder, rudder stock and details,

do.

July 29, 1939

33-34

Whistle and siren, pulls, arrangement,

do.

-

35

Boat chocks and gripes,

do.

May 21, 1940

36

Bridge arrangement,

do.

Feb. 20, 1940

37-38

Bridge joiner work,

do.

do.

39

Platform, conning tower,

do.

March 13, 1940

40

Conning tower and bridge, arrangement of electrical apparatus,

do.

July 27, 1942

41-42

Conning tower, arrangement,

do.

Feb. 20, 1940

43

Conning tower, fairwater and bridge, sections, forward,

do.

March 8, 1940

44

Conning tower, fairwater and bridge, sections, aft,

do.

do.

45

Conning tower, fairwater and bridge, elevation and plans,

do.

do.

46-47

Conning tower, fairwater and bridge, lines and offsets,

do.

Oct. 16, 1939

48-49

Firing clearance, 3-inch gun,

do.

May 20, 1941

50

Foundation, 3-inch gun,

do.

Sept. 8, 1939

51

Gun muzzle, support,

do.

Feb. 12, 1941

52-53

Boat and torpedo derrick, forward, arrangement,

do.

Aug. 16, 1940

54-55

Boat and torpedo derrick, aft, arrangement,

do.

do.

56

Forward torpedo room, arrangement of electrical apparatus,

do.

July 31, 1942

57-58

Torpedo loading hatch, forward,

do.

-

59

Torpedo loading hatch, aft,

do.

Nov. 16, 1939

60

Torpedo handling and stowage, forward, arrangement,

do.

Feb. 8, 1940

61-62

Torpedo handling and stowage, aft, arrangement,

do.

do.

63-64

Motor and torpedo room, aft, arrangement,

do.

Feb. 29, 1940

65-66

Ammunition, refrigerator and storeroom, arrangement,

do.

July 20, 1939

67

Superstructure sides and main deck, bow to frame 41,

do.

April 8, 1940

68-69

Superstructure sides and main deck, frames 41 to 68,

do.

Feb. 12, 1940

70-71

Superstructure sides and main deck, frame 68 to stern,

do.

March 4, 1940

72-73

Stem casting and towing fairlead,

do.

Sept. 22, 1939

74

Outer shell expansion,

do.

Sept. 5, 1942

75-76

Framing plan,

do.

May 10, 1939

77-78

Trimming tank, forward, frames 13 to 16,

do.

July 27, 1939

79

Bow framing, elevation and flats, frames A to 13,

do.

June 27, 1942

80-81

Bow framing, sections, frames A to 6,

do.

Sept. 27, 1939

82

Bow framing, sections frames 7 to 13,

do.

do.

83-84

Stern framing,

do.

Sept. 7, 1939

85

Frames, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22,

do.

July 28, 1939

86

Frames, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28,

do.

do.

87

Frames, 35, 36 and 37,

do.

May 11, 1939

88

Frames, 38, 39 and 40,

do.

do.

89

Frames, 41, 42 and 43,

do.

do.

90

Frames, 44, 38 and 49,

do.

do.

91

Frames 45, 46 and 47,

do.

do.

92

Frames, 50, 51 and 53,

do.

do.

93

Frames, 52, 54 and 58,

do.

May 10, 1939

94

Frames, 55, 56 and 57,

do.

do.

95

Frames, 59, 60 and 61,

do.

May 11, 1939

96

Frames, 62, 63 and 64,

do.

do.

97

Frames, 65, 66 and 67,

do.

do.

98

Frames, 68, 69 and 70,

do.

do.

99

Frames, 71, 72 and 73,

do.

do.

100

Frames, 74, 75 and 76,

do.

do.

101

Frames, 77, 78 and 79,

do.

do.

102

Frames, 82, 83, 84 and 85,

do.

July 19, 1939

103

Frames, 86, 87, 88 and 89,

do.

do.

104

Frames, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94 and 95,

do.

do.

105

Arrangement of engine, longitudinal view and sections,

do.

May 29, 1941

106-107

Arrangement of engine, end views and cross sections,

do.

April 28, 1941

108-109

Machinery arrangement, engine and motor rooms,

do.

Jan. 26, 1941

110-112

Engine room, arrangement of electrical apparatus,

do.

July 21, 1942

113-114

Main engine, induction and ventilation systems, outboard, plan and elevations,

do.

June 5, 1942

115-117

Main engine, induction and ventilation systems, outboard section,

do.

June 13, 1942

118-120

Platform deck, lower supporting structure, engine room, arrangement and dets,

do.

April 25, 1941

121-122

Platform deck, lower supporting structure, engine room, arrangement and dets,

do.

do.

123-124

Officers quarters, arrangement,

do.

Jan. 19, 1940

125

Officers quarters, arrangement of electrical apparatus,

do.

July 31, 1942

126

Berths, officers' quarters,

do.

Sept. 4, 1942

127-128

Crew's quarters, arrangement,

do.

Jan. 9, 1940

129

Crew's quarters, galley and mess, arrangement of electrical apparatus,

do.

July 27, 1942

130-131

Berths, crews' quarters, arrangement,

do.

May 3, 1940

132-133

Berths, crews' forward torpedo room,

do.

do.

134

Galley and washroom, arrangement,

do.

Nov. 1, 1939

135

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