World War II
American Liberty Ships
EC2-S-C1 type
A Study in Blueprints
Volume I

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-050 $60.00 (Foreign: $90.00)(11"x17" soft cover book of engineering drawings, 146 pages)
Ships of class: Patrick Henry, Charles Carroll, Francis Scott Key, Roger B. Taney, Richard Henry Lee, John Randolph, George Calvert, American Mariner, (AGM-12), Christopher Newport, Carter Braxton, Samuel Chase, George Wythe, Benjamin Harrison, Francis L. Lee, Thomas Stone, Richard Bland, George Calvert (II), Thomas Nelson, John Witherspoon, Robert Treat Paine, St. Olaf, Jasmine, Esek Hopkins, Peter Minuit, Alexander Macomb, Henry St. G. Tucker, Eleazar Wheelock, Thomas Ruffin, William Johnson, Richard Bassett, Oliver Ellsworth, Theodore Foster, James GunnJohn Henry, Samuel Johnston, William Mac Lay, William Patterson, Luther Martin, William Wirt, Reverdy Johnson, John H. B. Latrobe, Richard H. Alvey, John P. Poe, Bernard Carter, John Carter Rose, Andrew Hamilton, Benjamin Chew, William Tilghman, Jared Ingersoll, William Rawle, Horace Binney, John Sergeant, Thomas McKean, William Paca, Benjamin Rush, Joseph Stanton, John Walker, Pierce Butler, Tristram Dalton, Jonathan Elmer, William Few, William Grayson John Mitchell, John W. Brown, James M. Wayne, William B. Woods, Joseph R. Lamar, Thomas Todd, Robert Trimble, John Catron, John McKinley, John A. Campbell, John M. Harlan, Howell E. Jackson, Edward D. White, Horace H. Lurton, Henry W. Grady James W. Wetmore, Frederick Bartholdi, John B. Gordon, Edward P. Alexander, Robert Battey, Patrick H. Morrissey, Samdee, Joe C. S. Blackburn, John B. Lennon, George G. Crawford, David B. Johnson, Howard E. Coffin, R. Ney McNeely, (YAG-1955), Benjamin H. Hill, Joseph M. Terrell, Robert R. Livingston, Samalness, Isaac Shelby, Samfairy, Samfoyle, Samfinn, Samvigna, Samselbu, Samleyte, Samaustral, Samingoy, Samlorian, Samoland, Donald W. Bain, Augustine B. McManus, James B. Duke, W. P. Few, Alexander S. Clay, F. Southall Farrar, James W. Cannon, Frank Park, Eugene T. Chamberlain, Thomas B. King, R. Walton Moore, Niels Poulson, Arthur J. Tyrer, Cassius Hudson, Lunsford Richardson, Johan Printz, Charles S. Haight, R. J. Reynolds, Duncan L. Clinch, Abigail Gibbons, Charles W. Stiles, Murray M. Blum, Laura Bridgman, Richard Randall, Edward R. Squibb, John H. Hammond, Albert K. Smiley, Nelson Morris, George W. Norris, Arthur M. Hulbert, M. E. Comerford, Felix Riesenberg, Robert J. Banks, Vadso, William F. Jerman, William Cox, George R. Poole, Harold O. Wilson, James Bennett Moore, Halton R. Carey, Harold Dossett, Patrick S. Mahony, Richard A. Van Pelt, Belgian Equality, Charles C. Randleman, Roy James Cole and  Patrick B. Whalen.

List of Blueprints

 

  Title

Vessel &Shipyard

Date of Document

Page

Outboard profile,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 1489-1518
USMC hull 2350-2404
J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

Aug. 6, 1942

21-22

Body,

do.

April 28, 1941

23

Outboard profile,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 301-312
USMC hull 14-63
Bethlehem &Fairfield shipyard,
Baltimore, Maryland

Sept. 12, 1941

24-25

Body,

do.

Aug. 21, 1942

26

Inboard profile & holds,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 1489-1518
USMC hull 2350-2404
J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

Aug. 4, 1942

27-28

General arrg't, 2nd deck, upper deck &superstructure,

do.

Aug. 6, 1942

29-30

General arrg't, 2nd deck, upper deck &superstructure,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 301-312
USMC hull 14-63
Bethlehem &Fairfield shipyard,
Baltimore, Maryland

 

 

31-32

Docking plan,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 1489-1518
USMC hull 2350-2404
J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

June 9, 1941

33-34

Shell expansion, bow to frame 80,

do.

Feb. 28, 1942

35-36

Shell expansion, frame 80 to stern,

do.

-

37-38

Mooring arrangement,

do.

April 28, 1941

39-40

Rigging, arrangement,

do.

July 9, 1941

41-43

Upper deck plating, frame 83 to stern,

do.

April 18, 1941

44-45

Hold ceiling battens & grain board
details,

do.

April 8, 1941

46-47

Grain cargo plan,

do.

Dec. 6, 1941

48-49

Cargo hatch battens & covers on upper deck,

do.

June 12, 1941

50-51

Accommadiation on plan, mid ship & upper deck house, upper deck,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 301-312
USMC hull 14-63
Bethlehem &Fairfield shipyard,
 Baltimore, Maryland

April 24, 1941

52-53

Accommodiation on plan, boat & bridge deck houses,

do.

April 21, 1941

54-55

Rail & awning stanchions & awning arrangement,

do.

May 5, 1941

56-57

Stem,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 1489-1518
USMC hull 2350-2404
J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

Jan. 12, 1941

58-59

Stern frame,

do.

do.

60

Lift tine eye for propeller & rudder,

do.

Jan. 6, 1941

61

Rudder & stock,

do.

April 16, 1941

62-63

Details of propeller & fairwater,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 301-312
USMC hull 14-63
Bethlehem &Fairfield shipyard,
 Baltimore, Maryland

April 8, 1941

64

Capacity plan,

EC2-S-C1
HMS Samfairy
 
J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

Jan. 14, 1941

65-66

Capacity plan,

EC2-S-C1
SS William B. Woods J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

-

67-68

Capacity plan,

EC2-S-C1
SS James M. Wayne J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

July 14, 1941

69-70

Builders nameplate, SS Star of Oregon

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 1489-1518
USMC hull 2350-2404 J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

Sept. 8, 1941

71

Ship's name & registry draft marks, ABS marks,

do.

Aug. 16, 1941

72-73

Location & details of smoke can platforms & tripping release,

do.

Aug. 12, 1941

74-75

Screens, air scoops & drip pans for 12" airport,

do.

July 12, 1941

76-77

Bow davit,

do.

July 19, 1941

78-79

Stowage of ring life buoys,

do.

July 12, 1941

80-81

Steel ladders, inclined,

do.

June 12, 1941

82-84

Vertical ladders & grab rungs,

do.

-

85-88

Accommadiation ladder, arrangement &details,

do.

Sept. 2, 1941

89-90

Arrangement & details of escape ladder in engine & fire rooms,

do.

-

91-94

Masts & mast fittings,

do.

Jan. 21, 1941

95-98

Masts, stl. Booms, sketches for ordering,

do.

June 12, 1941

99-101

5 ton cargo booms (wood) assembly & details,

do.

July 2, 1941

102

Cargo boom, arrangement & details,

do.

-

103-105

Sounding boom, arrangement & details,

do.

Aug. 18, 1941

106-107

50 ton boom, mast details at frame 39,

do.

Jan. 22, 1942

108-109

Additional portable topmast on mast at frame 39,

do.

March 1, 1942

110-111

Modification & addition of portable topmast to antenna mast at frame 89,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 1489-1518
USMC hull 2350-2404 J.A. Jones Const. Co., Brunswick, Georgia

March 6, 1944

112-114

Rigging arrangement to 50 ton boom,

do.

-

115-117

Ships bells,

do.

Aug. 16, 1941

118

Location & details of position busy & fog buoy wire reel,

do.

-

119-120

House pipes & anchor handling, arrangement & details,

do.

July 2, 1941

121-122

20 m/m machine gun pillbox plans

do.

-

123-130

Additional 20 m/m machine gun nests,

EC2-S-C1
USMC hull 301-312
USMC hull 14-63
Bethlehem &Fairfield shipyard,
Baltimore, Maryland

July 30, 1943

131-132

Arrangement of machinery, cross sections,

do.

Sept. 9, 1942

133-134

Arrangement of machinery, plan views & elevation,

do.

May 8, 1941

135-137

Arrangement & detail of ventilation for engine & boiler rooms,

do.

July 24, 1941

138-140

Ventilation, general arrangement,

do.

June 17, 1942

141-142

Engine room & galley skylight & coal hatch,

do.

Mar. 19, 1941

143-144

Arrangement of galley,

do.

May 29, 1941

145-146

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