World War II, Korea, the Cuban Missile Crisis & Vietnam
American Attack Transports
Haskell class, (APA-117 through 180)
A study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-036 $75.00 (Foreign; $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover soft cover book of engineering drawings, 157 pages)
Ships of class:
USS Haskell (APA-117), USS Hendry (APA-118), USS Highlands (APA-119), USS Hinsdale (APA-120), USS Hocking (APA-121), USS Kenton (APA-122), USS Kittson (APA-123), USS Lagrange (APA-124), USS Lanier (APA-125), USS St. Mary's (APA-126), USS Allendale (APA-127), USS Arenac (APA-128), USS Marvin H. McIntyre (APA-129), USS Attala (APA-130), USS Barnwell (APA-132), USS Beckham (APA-133), USS Bland (APA-134), USS Bosque (APA-135), USS Botetourt (APA-136), USS Bowie (APA-137), USS Braxton (APA-138), USS Broadwater (APA-139), USS Brookings (APA-140), USS Buckingham (APA-141), USS Clearfield (APA-142), USS Clermont (APA-143), USS Clinton (APA-144)(LPA-144), USS Colbert (APA-145), USS Collingsworth (APA-146)(LPA-146), USS Cottle (APA-147), USS Crocket (APA-148), USS Audubon (APA-149), USS Bergen (APA-150), USS LaPorte (APA-151), USS Latimer (APA-152), USS Laurens (APA-153), USS Lowndes (APA-154)(LPA-154), USS Lycoming (APA-155), USS Mellette (APA-156), USS Napa (APA-157)(LPA-157), USS Newberry (APA-158), USS Darke (APA-159), USS Deuel (APA-160), USS Dickens (APA-161), USS Drew (APA-162), USS Eastland (APA-163), USS Edgecombe (APA-164), USS Effingham (APA-165), USS Fond du Lac (APA-166), USS Freestone (APA-167), USS Gage (APA-168), USS Gallatin (APA-169)(LPA-169), USS Gosper (APA-170), USS Granville (APA-171), USS Grimes (APA-172), USS Hyde (APA-173)(LPA-173), USS Jerauld (APA-174), USS Karnes (APA-175), USS Kershaw, (APA-176)(LPA-176), USS Kingsbury (APA-177)(LPA-177), USS Lander (APA-178)(LPA-178), USS Lauderdale (APA-179)(LPA-179) and USS Lavaca (APA-180).

List of Blueprints

Title

Designer & Date

Page

Body & lines,

Transport, Attack
U.S.M.C.
George G. Sharp
30 Church St.New YorkContractor1944

23-27

General arrangement of main & boat decks,

do.
May 16, 1944

28-29

Compartment & access, 3rd & 2nd decks & stores flat,

do.
February 14, 1944

30-31

Shell expansion, forward,

do
.January 8, 1944

32

do., aft,

do.

33

Boat deck plating, between frames 31-74,

do.
March 16, 1944

34-35

do., between frames 74-104,

do.

36-37

do., between frames 104-123,

do.
March 20, 1944

38-39

Main deck plating, between frames 14-30,

do.
February 13, 1944

40

do., between frames 80-95,

do.
March 10, 1944

41

Main deck plating, between frames 95-130,

do.
March 29, 1944

42-43

do., between frames 130-147,

do.

44-45

2nd deck plating, between frames 94-130,

do.
March 17, 1944

46-47

1st platform deck plating, between frames 65-74,

do.
January 22, 1944

48

Top of main deck house, between frames 140-149,

do.
April 4, 1944

49-50

Cabin deck house & internal bulkheads,

do.
April 13, 1944

51-53

Boat deck house & internal bulkheads,

do.
April 7, 1944

54-57

Interior main deck house & interior bulkheads, frames 140-149,

do.
April 4, 1944

58-59

Forecastle deck house & interior bulkheads,

do.
April 3, 1944

60

Main deck house & interior bulkheads, frames 51-74,

do.
February 22, 1944

61-63

Main deck house & interior bulkheads, frames 74-102,

do.
March 15, 1944

64-68

do., frames 102-123,

do.
March 16, 1944

69-73

Web frames 17 & 26,

do.

74

do., 21 & 31,

do.

75-76

do., 47

do.

77-78

do., 58 & 70,

do.
April 10, 1944

79-80

do., 99,

do.
February 29, 1944

81-82

do., 128 & 139,

do.

83-84

do., 133,

do.

85

Web frames in machinery space,

do.

86-87

Web frames & watertight bulkheads, frames 104 & 116,

do.

88-90

Cross sections, forward to frame 70,

do.
January 26, 1944

91-92

Arrangement of sounding tubes & air escapes, sections forward of frame 70,

do.

93-94

do., frames 70-104,

do.
March 7, 1944

95-96

Main deck & forecastle deck bulwark,

do.
March 8, 1944

97-99

Hatch coamings, forward,

do.
April 7, 1944

100-101

do., aft,

do.
March 29, 1944

102-103

General arrangement, lighting, main deck, aft,

do.
March 8, 1944

104-105

do., boat deck, forward,

do.
March 7, 1944

106-107

do., cabin & bridge decks & top of house,

do.
March 4, 1944

108-109

do., after gun platform & boat deck, aft,

do.
March 7, 1944

110-111

Overside floodlights, arrangement & details of supports,

do.
February 29, 1944

112-113

Rails & stanchions, cabin deck, bridge deck & top of house,

do.
February 15, 1944

114-115

Jack & anchor light staffs,

do.
February 11, 1944

116-117

Arrangement of top masts & fittings,

do.
March 6, 1944

118-119

Details of top masts & fittings,

do.

120-123

Arrangement & details of signal stay mast,

do.
March 11, 1944

124-127

Numbers,

do.

128

Draft marks,

do.
March 23, 1944

129

Capstan arrangement,

do.
January 21, 1944

130-131

Sky lookout installation,

do.
March 13, 1944

132

Propeller,

do.
February 7, 1944

133-134

Lifting pod for propeller & rudder,

do.

135

Funnel above engine room casing, arrangement & details,

do.
March 4, 1944

136-137

Arrangement of machinery, sections,

do.
February 18, 1944

138-139

do., elevations,

do.

140-141

do., engine room floor & aux mach flat,

do.

142-143

Ventilation, machinery space, sections,

do.
February 23, 1944

144-145

do, plan,

do.

146-147

Gun platform over forecastle deck,

do.
March 15, 1944

148

Signal log shack & platforms for gun director & range finder,

do.
April 23, 1944

149-150

Boat engine repair & carpenter shop,

do.
April 15, 1944

151-153

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