World War II
American Aircraft Carriers
USS Yorktown (CV-5)
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

Book-066 $80.00(Foreign, $110.00)(11"x17", soft cover book of engineering drawings, 194 pages)
Ships of class: USS Yorktown (CV-5), USS Enterprise (CV-6) and USS Hornet (CV-8).

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel

Page

Plate I,

USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Navy Dept.
BuShips
War Damage Report No. 25

17

Plate II,

do.

18

Plate III,

do.

19-22

Plate IV,

do.

23-26

Plate V,

do.

27-30

Title

Vessel &
Shipyard

Date of
Document

Scale

Page

Inboard Profile,

U.S. Aircraft Carriers 4&5
Navy Dept.
BuC&R

March 5, 1934

1/32"

31-34

Island platforms & bridges,

do.

do.

do.

35-37

Body,

do.

do.

1/16"

38

Title

Vessel &
Shipyard

Date of
Document

Page

X-tions, fwd., frames 11. 23, 33, 41,67,
   79 & 96,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
BuC&R

-

39-41

X-tions, aft. frames 109, 123, 134, 157,
  172 & 182,

do.

-

42-44

Transverse x-tions, frames 2, 11, 17, 23, 33, 41,
  54, 67, 79, 96, 140, 155, 172 & 189,

do.

Mar. 2, 1934

45-47

Midship & type x-tions, frames 37, 76, 96,
  122 & 140,

USS Hornet
Newport News
Shipbuilding Co.

Apr. 4, 1941

48-51

Outboard profile, stbd.,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
BuC&R

1934

52-55

Inboard profile, stbd.,

do.

do.

56-59

Docking plan,

USS Yorktown
Newport News
Shipbuilding Co.

Dec. 12, 1937

60-63

Bonjean curves,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
BuC&R

July 31, 1935

64-65

Forefastle, f.d. & structure above f.d.,

do.

June 1933

66-68

Forecastle & main decks,

do.

1934

69-72

Island platforms & bridges,

do.

Mar. 5, 1934

73-74

Flight & gallery deck,

do.

1934

75-77

Stern,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Newport News
Shipbuilding Co.

Nov. 20, 1937

78-80

1st, 2nd platforms & hold,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
BuC&R

-

81-83

Ventillation, forecastle & main deck,

do.

Mar. 5, 1934

84-86

Ventillation, island & flats below f.d.,

do.

do.

87-90

Steering gear, rudder & shaft struts,

do.

do.

91-94

Diagram of gasoline system,

do.

do.

95-97

Shell plating, fwd.,

do.

do.

98-102

Shell plating, aft.,

do.

do.

103-106

Rudder & steering gear,

do.

-

107-109

Arrg=t of shafting,

-

-

110-112

Water & fuel systems,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
BuC&R

1933

113-115

Tripod mast & platforms,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Newport News
|Shipbuilding Co.

Feb. 19, 1936

116-118

Navigation & signal lights,

do.

Aug. 18, 1937

119-121

Hawse pipes,

do.

June 25, 1937

122-123

Foundation & location for bitts & chalks,

do.

Feb. 10, 1937

124-126

Class VB airplane stowage, template,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Navy Dept.
BuAir

Oct. 8. 1934

127-128

Class VT, do., do.,

do.

Oct. 25, 1934

129-130

Class VSB, do., do.,

do.

Oct. 30, 1934

131-132

Class VF-1, do., do.,

do.

Oct. 15, 1934

133-134

Class VJ, do., do.,

do.

Oct. 1, 1934

135-136

Arrg=t of athwartship armor, group II,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Newport News
Shipbuilding Co.

Apr. 9, 1937

137-138

Arrg=t of armor,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Navy Dept.
BuC&R

-

139-141

Type >XH= mark II catapult, arhwartship,
  double end, flush deck, preliminary,
  gen. arrg=t.,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Navy Dept.
BuAir

Oct. 30, 1934

142

Shuttle launching captault, assembly & details,

Naval Aircraft
Factory

-

143

Arresting gear & barrier wire locations,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Navy Dept.
BuAir

Sept. 25, 1934

144

Flight deck, structural arrg=t.,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Navy Dept.
BuC&R

Mar. 5, 1934

145-148

do.

do.

-

149-152

do., do., frames 2 through 38,

do.

May 31, 1932

153-155

do., structural details, fwd of frame 70,

do.

March 5, 1934

156-160

Fwd. main elevator, general arrg=t.,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Peter Clark, Inc.

-

161-162

Elevator midship, general arrg=t.,

do.

-

163-164

do., aft, genral arrg=t.,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Newport News
Shipbuilding Co.

1934

165-167

Boat & airplane king post crane, frame 111,
  general arrg=t.,

do.

June 22, 1934

168-169

Boat & airplane jib crane, frame 157 p.&s.,
  general arrg=t.,

do.

April 28, 1934

170-171

Boat crane, frame 82, stbd.,

do.

Nov. 18, 1936

172-173

Boat stowage, 36' motor launch,

do.

Aug. 29, 1934

174-175

do., 40' motor launch, frames 96-106, stbd.,

do.

June 30, 1937

176-177

Ventilation, aft engine room,

do.

-

178-180

Ammunition stowage,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Navy Dept.
BuC&R

-

181-182

Ammunition handling, forward,

do.

-

183-185

Ammunition handling, aft,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Navy Dept.
BuC&R

Aug. 3, 1934

186-187

Bomb & torpedo truck, sub-assemblies,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
|
Navy Dept.
BuOrd

April 23, 1934

188

Do., general arrg=t.,

do.

do.

189

Hinged x-tion., of aft gun platform,

USS Yorktown
& Enterprise
Newport News
Shipbuilding Co.

Mar. 30, 1937

190-191

Gun director MK XXXII Mod. 1,
  working circle,

U.S. Naval Gun
Factory
Wash.D.C.

Apr. 8, 1934

192

do., stand detail,

do.

Mar. 13, 1933

193

5" mount, MK XXI, Mod. 1, working circle,

do.

Dec. 11, 1933

194

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