World War II
American Submarines
Tambor class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.


BK-033 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11"x17", soft cover book book of engineering drawings, 73 pages)
These submarines suffered horrible losses in World War II, around 60%.
Subs of class: USS Tambor (SS-198), USS Tautog (SS-199), USS Thresher (SS-200), USS Triton (SS-201), USS Trout (SS-202), USS Tuna (SS-203), USS Gar (SS-206), USS Grampus (SS-207), USS Grayback (SS-208), USS Grayling (SS-209), USS Grenadier (SS-210) and USS Gudgeon (SS-211).

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel

Shipyard and Date of Document

Scale

Page

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile, main deck, hold & platform deck,

Tambor
(SS-198)

Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT
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May 14, 1940, corrected to March 3, 1945

1/16"

27-32

Body plan, stem & stern,

do.

do.
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Feb. 28, 1939

do.

33-34

Engine room, arrangement, plan & elevations,

do.

do.
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Oct. 27, 1941

3/8"

35

Outboard profile, main deck plan,

SS-198 - 203

Navy Dept. BuC&R
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April 30, 1938

1/16"

36-37

Inboard profile & plans,

do.

do.

do.

38-39

Bow & sterm framing,

do.

do.

1/4"

40-45

Midship & type sections,

do.

do.

1/8"

46-47

Forward arrangement,

do.

do.

do.

48-50

Midship arrangement,

do.

do.

do.

51-52

Stern arrangement,

do.

do.

do.

53-54

Compartments & tanks,

do.

do.

1/16"

55-56

Main ballast, flooding & venting diagram,

do.

do.

do.

57-58

Framing plan,

do.

do.

do.

59-60

Inner & outer shell expansions,

do.

do.

various

61-63

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