World War II
American Submarines
Cachalot class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-057 $75.00 (Foreign: $105.00)(11"x17" soft cover book book of engineering drawings, 136 pages)
Subs of class: USS Cachalot (V-8)(SS-170)(SF-11)(SC-40) and USS Cuttlefish(V-9)(SS-171)(SF-12)(SC-5).

List of Blueprints

 Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of Document

Scale

Page

Outboard profile and weather deck,

 

Portsmouth Navy Yard
USS Catchalot

Jan. 29, 1934

1/4"

9-10

Lines, outer hull,

do.

Aug., 1931

do.

11-12

Booklet of General Plans: Outboard profile, inboard profile, main deck, platform deck & hold,

Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.
USS Cuttlefish

July 12, 1934

do.

13-18

Body plan, outer hull,

do.

Nov. 30, 1931

3/4"

19

  

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of Document

Page

 Outboard fittings, general arrangement,

Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.
USS Cuttlefish

 June 1, 1934

 20-21

Frames, outer hull, 15, 16,17, 18, 19,

do.

March 15, 1932

22

do., 20, 21, 22 & 23,

do.

Jan. 27, 1932

23

do., 24, 25, 26 & 27,

do.

do.

24

do., 29, 31 & 33,

do.

do.

25

do., 35, 37 & 39,

do.

do.

26

do., 41, 43 & 45,

do.

Jan. 13, 1932

27

do., 47, 49 & 51,

do.

do.

28

do., 59, 61 & 63,

do.

Dec., 4, 1931

29

do., 65, 67 & 69,

do.

Dec., 2, 1931

30

do., 71, 73 & 75,

do.

Nov. 24, 1931

31

do., 76, 78 & 83,

do.

Nov. 25, 1931

32-33

do., 77, 79, 80, 81 & 82,

do.

Nov. 24, 1931

34

Frames, outer hull, 85, 87 & 89,

do.

Nov., 18, 1931

35

do., 91, 93 & 95,

do.

Dec., 2, 1931

36

do., 97, 99 & 101,

do.

Dec., 14, 1931

37

do., 103, 105 & 107,

do.

do.

38

do., 109, 111 & 113,

do.

do.

39

do., 115, 117 & 119,

do.

Jan. 5, 1932

40

do., 121, 123 & 125,

do.

do.

41

do., 127, 129 & 131,

do.

do.

42

do., 133, 135 & 137,

do.

do.

43

do., 139, 141 & 143,

do.

Jan. 5, 1932

44

do., 144, 145 & 146,

do.

Jan. 27, 1932

45

do., 147, 149, 151 & 153,

do.

Jan. 28, 1932

46

do., 155, 157, 159, 161,163, 165, 167 & 169,

do.

Jan. 27, 1932

47

Superstructure frames, 14 to 19,

do.

-

48

do., 20 to 25,

do.

-

49

do., 26 to 35,

do.

-

50

do., 37 to 51,

do.

-

51

do., 53 to 67,

do.

-

52

do., 69 to 79,

do.

-

53

do., 80 to 91,

do.

-

54

do., 93 to 107,

do.

-

55

do., 109 to 123,

do.

-

56

do., 125 to 139,

do.

-

57

do., 141 to 155,

do.

-

58

Superstructure frames, 157 to 173,

do.

-

59

 Clearing lines, arrg't & details,

Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, USS Cachalot

 Nov. 23, 1933

60-61

 Clearing lines,

Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.
USS Cuttlefish

 March 13, 1933

 62

Awnings,

do.

Aug. 2, 1933

63

Lead ballast,

do.

April 5, 1934

64

Outer shell, expansion, forward,

do.

Dec. 9, 1931

65-66

do., aft,

do.

do.

67-68

Stem casting & towing fairlead,

do.

May 19, 1932

69

Anchor handling, arrg't,

do.

do.

70-71

Bow framing, elevation & flats, frames E to 14,

do.

Aug. 29, 1932

72-73

Superstructure, sides &main deck, bow to frame 53,

do.

Feb. 23, 1933

74-76

do., frame 55 to 117,

do.

Jan. 12, 1933

77-78

do., frame 119 to stern,

do.

Jan. 30, 1933

79-80

Superstructure, main deck, wood,

do.

May 1, 1933

81-82

do., hatch details,

do.

do.

83-84

Escape trunk, forward torpedo room,

do.

April 1, 1932

85-86

Bow diving planes,

do.

June 9, 1932

87

Stern diving planes,

do.

April 28, 1932

88

Steering gear, rudder details,

do.

April 1, 1932

89-90

Shaft struts,

do.

April 6, 1932

91-92

Guards for propellers & stern

diving planes,

do.

Oct. 13, 1932

93

Side ladder arrg't.,

do.

Nov. 6, 1933

94-95

Windless & capstan, general arrg't.,

do.

July 21, 1932

96-98

Arrangement, escape trunk,
forward torpedo room,

do.

Nov. 23, 1933

99

Escape trunk, forward,

PortsmouthNavy YardPortsmouth, NHCachalot

 April 8, 1933

 100-101

 Marker buoy, forward and aft,

Electric Boat Co.Groton, Conn.USS Cuttlefish

 Feb. 21, 1933

 102

Conning tower fairwater & bridge,

lines & offsets,

do.

Jan. 26, 1933

103-104

Conning tower fairwater & bridge, sections, forward,

do.

Feb. 21, 1933

105

do., sections, aft,

do.

do.

106

do., elevations & plans,

do.

do.

107-108

Conning tower, arrg't.,

do.

Feb. 8, 1933

109-110

Bridge, arrg't.,

do.

April 4, 1932

111-112

Bridge, joiner work,

do.

do.

113-114

No. 1 & 2 periscope, general arrg't.,

do.

June 29, 1932

115-116

 Boat boom,

Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, USS Cachalot

 March 22, 1933

 117-118

Boat boom, details & stowage,

do.

April 3, 1933

119

Boat stowage,

do.

Aug. 4, 1933

120-122

 Gun firing clearances,

Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.
USS Cuttlefish

 May 9, 1933

 123

Foundation, 3" gun,

do.

May 9, 1932

124

 Torpedo handling & stowage, forward,

Portsmouth Navy Yard, Portsmouth, USS Cachalot

 April 24, 1933

 125-126

Boat & torpedo derrick, forward,

Electric Boat Co., Groton, Conn.
USS Cuttlefish

Feb. 28, 1933

127-128

After torpedo room, arrg't.,

do.

Nov. 28, 1931

129-130

Torpedo derrick, aft, arrg't.,

do.

May 1, 1933

131

21" sub. torpedo tubes, Mark XXII,20' bow tubes, general arrg't, planview,

BuOrdWash. D.C.

Oct. 7, 1933

132

21" sub. torpedo tubes, Mark XXII,
20' bow tubes, general arrg't, elevation,

do.

do.

133

21" sub. torpedo tubes, Mark XXII,
20' bow tubes, general arrg't, section,

do.

do.

134

21" sub. torpedo tubes, Mark XXII,20' bow tubes, general arrg't, plan & elevation,

do.

do.

135

21" sub. torpedo tubes, Mark XXII,20' bow tubes, general arrg't, section,

do.

Oct. 7, 1933

136

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