World War II
American Large Cruisers
USS Alaska (CB-1) class
A Study in Blueprints

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-127 $50.00 (Foreign, $90.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 50 pages)
Ships of class: USS Alaska (CB-1), USS Guam (CB-2), USS Hawaii (CB-3), USS Philippines (CB-4), USS Puerto Rico (CB-5) and USS Samoa (CB-6).

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Faired lines, forebody, body plans & offsets,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
Hull Dept.
(CB-1) & (CB-2)

Dec. 8, 1941

11-14

Faired lines, after body,

do.

do.

15-17

For=d., body lines, stem to frame 103,

do.

Dec. 22, 1941

18-20

After body lines, frame 103 to stern,

do.

Mar. 21, 1942

21-23

Hull plating, frame 44 to stem,

do.

July 9, 1941

24-25

Hull plating, frame 44 to frame 89,

do.

July 17, 1941

26-27

Hull plating, frame 89 to frame 133,

do.

July 21, 1941

29-29

Hull plating, frame 133 to frame 168,

do.

Sept. 6, 1941

30-31

Hull plating, frame 168 to stern,

do.

Oct. 7, 1941

32-33

Midship section,

do.

-

34

Camber,

do.

-

35

Stern contour,

do.

-

36

Skeg,

do.

-

37

Forward deck house,

do.

-

38

After deck house,

do.

-

39

Rail & bulwark at gun deck,

do.

-

40

Panel bulkheads, typical details,

do.

Sept. 8, 1941

41-43

Skeg, sheet #1,

do.

Oct. 13, 1941

44-45

Skeg, sheet #2,

do.

Oct. 27, 1941

46-47

Inboard & outboard shaft tubes & shell plating,

do.

Oct. 20, 1941

48-50

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