World War II
American Cruisers
Atlanta class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-052 $75.00 (Foreign: $105.00)(11"x17" soft cover book of engineering drawings, 168 pages)
Ships of class: USS Atlanta (CL-51), USS Juneau (CL-52), USS San Diego (CL-53), USS San Juan (CL-54), USS Oakland (CL-95), USS Reno (CL-96), USS Flint (CL-97) and USS Tucson (CL-98).

List of Blueprints

  

 

Title

Vessel & Shipyard

Date of Document

Page

Body,

San Diego & San Juan

Federal Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Kearny, New Jersey

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11-12

Faired lines,

do.

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13-17

Oiling at sea,

do.

Feb. 17, 1941

18-20

Hammock & clothes lines, arrg't. & details,

do.

May 21, 1942

21

Arrangement of mooring lines,

do.

-

22-24

Rail & awning stanchions, arrg't., bow to frame 60,

do.

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25-27

Rail & awning stanchions, arrg't., frame 60 to stern,

do.

Feb. 7, 1941

28-30

Rigging arrangement,

do.

March 8, 1942

31-34

Towing gear, arrg't. & details,

do.

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35-36

Trans. floor &,lightened floors, frame 22-27,

do.

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37-38

Trans. w.t., & o.t. bkhd 35,

do.

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39-40

Lighted floor & frame 57 & webs 39 & 43,

do.

Feb. 21, 1940

41-43

Lighted floor & frame 59,

do.

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44-46

Lighted floor frame 79, & web 81,

do.

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47-48

Lighted floor frame 96, & webs 94 1/2 & 96,

do.

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49-51

Lighted floor frame 102, & webs 101 & 102,

do.

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52-53

Lighted floor frame 106, & webs 103 2,104, 105 & 105 1/2,

do.

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54-56

Bow framing, stem to frame 4,

do.

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57-59

Outside plating, stem to frame 40,

do.

Feb. 21, 1941

60-61

Outside plating, frame 91 to stern,

do.

-

62-63

Framing expansion diagram,

do.

May 24, 1941

64-66

Ventilation, profile amidship,

do.

-

67-69

Ventilation, cross sections, aft,

do.

March 3, 1941

70-72

Ventilation, profile, aft,

do.

Jan. 22, 1941

73-75

Ventilation, profile, forward,

do.

Dec. 12, 1940

76-78

Compartment testing diagram,

do.

-

79-81

Insulation & deck covering, main deck &above, frame 60 to stern,

do.

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82-84

Numbering,

do.

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85-86

Foremast assembly,

do.

-

87-88

Foremast details, sheet 3,

do.

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89-91

Main mast assembly,

do.

-

92-93

Hawse pipes,

do.

-

94-97

Stern hawse pipe,

do.

-

98-99

Bow & stern chocks,

do.

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100-101

Chain locker & chain pipes,

do.

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102-104

Paravane gear,

do.

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105-106

Paravane gear, details & stowage of shoe,

do.

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107-109

Crows nest, arrg't. & details,

do.

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110-112

Jack & ensign staffs,

do.

May 15, 1941

113-115

Propeller shaft struts,

do.

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116-118

Rudder,

do.

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119-121

Boat stowage, nestling arrg't.,

do.

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122-124

Boat stowage, punts,

do.

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125-126

Boat crane, boom details,

do.

April 15, 1940

127-128

Boat crane, general arrg't.,

do.

April 4, 1940

129

Boat handling, general arrg't.,

do.

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130-132

Boat booms aft, general arrg't.,

do.

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133-134

Boat booms, fwd. arrg't., & details,

do.

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135-137

Ammunition handling, arrg't., sheet 1,

do.

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138-140

Ammunition handling, arrg't., sheet 2,

do.

Feb. 12, 1941

141-143

Torpedo handling, arrg't.,

do.

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144-146

Torpedo handling, tracks,

do.

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147-149

1.1" ammunition hoists, general arrg't.,

do.

April 7, 1940

150-152

5" ammunition hoists, general arrg't.,

do.

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153-155

5" ammunition hoists, sheet 1,

do.

June 25, 1941

156-159

5" ammunition hoists, sheet 2,

do.

Nob. 24, 1940

160-163

5" ammunition hoists, forward, sheet 1,

do.

March 27, 1940

164-166

5" ammunition hoists, forward, sheet 2,

do.

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167-168

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