World War II
American Destroyer Minelayers
DM-1 through DM-22
a study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-026 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11"x17" soft cover, soft cover book of engineering drawings,87 pages)
Ships of class: USS Stribling (DM-1)(DD-96), USS Murray (DM-2)(DD-97), USS Israel (DM-3)(DD-98), USS Luce (DM-4)(DD-99), USS Maury (DM-5)(DD-100), USS Lasnsdale (DM-6)(DD-101), USS  Maham (DM-7)(DD-102), USS Hart (DM-8)(DD-110), USS Ingraham (DM-9)(DD-111), USS Ludlow (DM-10)(DD-112), USS Burns (DM-11)(DD-171), USS Anthony (DM-12)(DD-172), USS Sproston (DM-13)(DD-173), USS Rizal (DM-14)(DD-174), USS Gamble (DM-15)(DD-123), USS Ramsey (DM-16)(DD-124), USS Montgomery (DM-17)(DD-121), USS Breeze (DM-18)(DD-122), USS Tracy (DM-19)(DD-214), USS Preble (DM-20)(DD-345), USS Sicard (DM-21)(DD-346) and USS Pruitt (DM-22)(DD-347). 

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel

Date of Document

Scale

Page

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; main deck; 1st and 2nd platform decks; cross sections, frames 28, 42, 76, 95, 125 & 164; hold; cross sections, 33, 76, 95 & 133; deck house top; gun platform; bridge & pilot house top.

Breese
(DM-18)

Dec. 5, 1945

1/16"

26-35

Booklet of general plans: Inboard profile; outboard profile; main deck; platform decks; top of after deck house; search light platform; top of galley house; bridge; hold; cross sections, 28, 42, 76, 88, 126, 164.

Burns
(DM-11)

Dec. 15, 1928

do.

36-43

Outboard profile.

Gamble
(DM-15)

Feb. 18, 1942

do.

44-45

Inboard profile.

Hart
(DM-8)

Oct.18, 1930

do.

46-47

Outboard profile.

do.

do.

do.

48-49

Cross sections.

do.

do.

do.

50-51

Outboard fittings.

do.

do.

do.

52-53

Outboard profile.

Luce
(DM-4)

March 5, 1920

do.

54-55

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; top of after deck house; fire control platform; searchlight platform; top of galley house; bridge; top of emergency cabin; main deck; platform decks; hold; inboard profile; cross sections at frames 26, 42, 76, 88, 128 and 164.

Ludlow
(DM-10)

Dec. 15, 1928

do.

56-61

Lines.

Montgomery
(TBD-121)

July 1, 1919

do.

62

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; platform decks; main deck; top of the bridge; 20mm gun platform; top of galley house; bridge; top of radio room.

Montgomery
(DM-17)

-

1/16"

63-68

Inboard profile.

Preble
(DM-20)

Feb. 23, 1943

do.

69-70

Midship cross section; frames 133, 95, 74 & 35.

do.

May 23, 1924

do.

71-72

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; decks; signal bridge; house top; gun platform; sections, 8, 11, 14, 25, 37, 44, 53, 89, 68, 88, 102, 122, 133, 144, 153, 165 & 175; inboard profile & main deck.

Pruitt
(AG-101)

Dec. 20, 1946

do.

73-80

 

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