USS Hopkins (DMS-13), September of 1943

World War II
American High Speed Minesweepers
DMS-1 through DMS-18
a study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-027 $60.00 (Foreign: $90.00)(11"x17" soft cover book soft cover book of engineering drawings,82 pages)
Ships of class: USS Dorsey (DMS-1)(DD-117), USS Lamberton (DMS-2)(DD-119)(AG-21), USS Boggs (DMS-3)(DD-136)(AG-19)(IX-36), USS Elliot (DMS-4)(DD-146), USS Palmer (DMS-5)(DD-161), USS Hogan (DMS-6)(DD-178), USS Howard (DMS-7)(DD-179), USS Stansbury (DMS-8)(DD-180)(AG-107), USS Chandler (DMS-9)(DD-206)(AG-108), USS Southard (DMS-10)(DD-207), USS Hovey (DMS-11)(DD-208), USS Long (DMS-12)(DD-209), USS Hopkins (DMS-13)(DD-249), USS Zane (DMS-14)(DD-337)(AG-109), USS Wasmuth (DMS-15)(DD-338), USS Trever (DMS-16)(DD-339)(AG-110), USS Perry (DMS-17)(DD-340), USS Hamilton (DMS-18)(DD-141).

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel

Date of Document

Scale

Page

Lines.

Chandler
(TBD-206)

Feb. 12, 1918

1/16"

34-35

Body.

do.

Nov. 28, 1917

1/8"

36

Booklet of general plans: Main deck; top of after deck house; top of clipping room; top of galley deck house; bridge, top of pilot house; 1st & 2nd platform decks and hold.

Howard
(DMS-7)

Dec. 11, 1942

1/16"

37-40

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; main deck; top of after deck house; top of clipping room, top of galley deck house; bridge deck; pilot house top; 1st & 2nd platford decks and hold.

Palmer
(DMS-5)

Nov. 24, 1941

do.

41-46

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile; cross sections at frames 4, 9, 20, 33, 42, 53, 74, 75, 86, 106, 117, 127, 141, 163, 165, 166 & 175; top of pilot light; searchlight platform; top of galley house; top of after deck house and bridge.

Perry
(DMS-17)

Nov. 2, 1943

do.

47-53

Booklet of general plans: Inboard profile; outboard profile; main deck, 20mm gun platform amidships; bridge deck, searchlight platform; signal bridge; fire control & searchlight platform; top of after deck house; top of galle deck house and 2nd platform deck and cross sections at frames 8, 11, 14, 21, 37, 44, 63, 83, 88, 89, 102, 122, 133, 144, 154, 168 and 175.

Long
(DMS-12)

Jan. 16, 1941

do.

54-59

Outboard fittings.

Southard
(TBD-207)

Nov. 24, 1919

1/16"

60-61

Booklet of general plans: Inboard profile; outboard profile and cross sections at frames 8, 11, 14, 26, 37, 44, 53, 89, 68, 88, 102, 122, 133, 144, 154, 168 and 175.

Southard
(DMS-10)

May 25, 1943

do.

62-67

Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile; inboard profile, cross sections at frames 4, 9, 20, 33, 42, 55, 74, 75, 95, 104, 117, 127, 141, 153, 165; main deck; top of pilot house; 24" searchlight platform; top of clipping room; top of galley house; top of after deck house; 2nd platform deck and hold.

Trever
(DMS-16)

Nov. 2, 1943

do.

68-75

 

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