World War II
American Submarines
Sargo class
Volume I
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-034 $65.00 (Foreign; $95.00)(11"x17", soft cover book book of engineering drawings, 118 pages)
Subs of class: USS Sargo (SS-188), USS Saury (SS-189), USS Spearfish (SS-190), USS Sculpin (SS-191), USS Squalus (SS-192), USS Sailfish (ex-Squalus)(SS-192), USS Swordfish (SS-193), USS Seadragon (SS-194), USS Sealion (SS-195), USS Searaven (SS-196) and USS Seawolf (SS-197).

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel

Shipyard & date of document

Scale

Page

Booklet of general plans: Main deck, outboard profile, inboard profile, hold & platform deck,

SS-193
USS Swordfish

Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif.
────────
Oct. 3, 1939

1/16"

16-21

Title

Vessel

Shipyard & date of document

Page

Outboard fittings,

SS-188-190

Electric Boat Co.
─────
Oct. 9, 1939

22-24

Inboard profile & plans,

do.

BuC&R
─────
June 22, 1936

25-27

Lines & molded offsets,

do.

Electric Boat Co.
─────
Jan. 19, 1937

28-31

Body plan, outer hull,

do.

do.
─────
June 23, 1937

32-34

Bow framing, cross sections C to 6,

do.

do.
─────
Feb. 20, 1937

35

Bow framing, cross sections 7 to 13,

do.

do.
─────
do.

36-37

Stern framing,

do.

do.
─────
Feb. 8, 1937

38

Frames, body & outer hull, 37, 39 & 41,

do.

do.
─────
Jan. 18, 1937

39

Frames, body & outer hull, 49, 51 & 53

do.

do.

40

Frames, body & outer hull, 55, 57 & 59,

do.

do.

41

Frames, body & outer hull, 61, 63 & 65,

do.

do.

42

Frames, body & outer hull, 67, 69 & 71,

do.

do.

43

Frames, body & outer hull, 73, 75 & 77,

do.

do.

44

Frames, body & outer hull, 79, 81 & 83,

do.

do.

45

Frames, body & outer hull, 85, 87 & 90,

do.

do.

46

Frames, body & outer hull, 89, 91 & 95,

do.

do.

47

Title

Vessel

Shipyard & date of document

Page

Frames, body & outer hull, 92, 93 & 94,

SS-188-190

Electric Boat Co.
─────
Jan. 22, 1937

48

Frames, body & outer hull, 97, 99 & 101,

do.

do.

49

Frames, body & outer hull, 103, 105 & 107,

do.

do.

50

Frames, body & outer hull, 109, 111 & 113,

do.

do.

51

Frames, body & outer hull, 115, 117 & 119,

do.

do.

52

Frames, body & outer hull, 121, 123 & 125,

do.

do.

53

Frames, body & outer hull, 127, 129 & 131,

do.

do.

54

Frames, body & outer hull, 133, 135 & 137,

do.

do.

55

Frames, body & outer hull, 139, 141, 143 & 145,

do.

do.

56-57

Superstructure frames, 14-18,

do.

do.
─────
Jan. 18, 1940

58

Superstructure frames, 19-22,

do.

do.

59

Superstructure frames, 23-26,

do.

do.

60

Superstructure frames, 27, 32,

do.

do.

61

Superstructure frames, 33-41,

do.

do.

62

Superstructure frames, 43-53,

do.

do.

63

Superstructure frames, 55-69,

do.

do.

64

Superstructure frames, 71-85,

do.

do.

65

Superstructure frames, 87-95,

do.

do.

66

Superstructure frames, 97-111,

do.

do.

67

Superstructure frames, 113-131,

do.

do.

68

Superstructure frames, 133-147,

do.

do.

69

Superstructure frames, 161-168,

do.

do.

70

Superstructure frames, 169-176,

do.

do.

71

Superstructure frames, 177-185,

do.

do.

72

Framing plan,

do.

June 10, 1937

73-75

Outer shell expansion, forward,

do.

March 30, 1937

76-78

Outer shell expansion, aft,

do.

do.

79-81

Superstructure sides, bow to frame 49,

do.

do.

82-84

Superstructure sides, frame 49 to 109,

do.

do.

85-86

Superstructure sides, frame 109 to stern,

do.

do.

87-89

Ships insulation,

do.

Jan. 23, 1940

90

Escape arrangement, sheet 1,

SS-191

Navy Yard Portsmouth, NH
─────
Dec. 13, 1938

91-92

Escape arrangement, sheet 2,

do.

do.

93-94

Escape arrangement, sheet 3,

do.

do.

95

Title

Vessel

Shipyard & date of document

Page

Salvage system, general arrangement,

SS 191-192

Navy Yard Portsmouth, NH
─────
Dec. 13, 1938

96-98

Tank capacity gauges, plan & elevation,

SS-192

do.

99-100

Compartments & tanks,

SS-188

do.

101-102

Location in building 115, blocking & staging,

SS-191

do.

103-105

Location of building slip, keel blocking & Staging,

SS-193

Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif.
────────
Aug. 4, 1937

106-108

Superstructure main deck, wood,

SS-188-190

Electric Boat Co.
─────
Dec. 11, 1937

109-111

Superstructure main deck, hatch details,

do.

do.
─────
Jan. 10, 1938

112-113

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