World War II, Korea, the Cuban Missile Crisis & Vietnam
American Attack Transports
Haskell class, (APA-181 through 247)
A study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-037 $75.00 (Foreign; $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover soft cover book of engineering drawings, 149 pages)
Ships of class: APA-181 through APA-186 were contracted for on December 17, 1943 by the Oregon Shipbuilding Co., Portland, Oreg., and said contracts were cancelled on May 22, 1944. These vessels had not been named at the time of cancellation, USS Oconto (APA-187), USS Olmsted (APA-188)(LPA-188), USS Oxford (APA-189), USS Pickens (APA-190), USS Pondera (APA-191), USS Rutland (APA-192)(LPA-192), USS Sanborn (APA-193), USS Sandoval (APA-194)(LPA-194), USS Lenawee (APA-195), USS Logan (APA-196)(LPA-196), USS Lubbock (APA-197), USS McCracken (APA-198), USS Magoffin (APA-199)(LPA-199), USS Marathon (APA-200), USS Menard (APA-201), USS Menifee (APA-202), USS Meriwether (APA-203), USS Sarasota (APA-204)(LPA-204), USS Sherburne, (Range Sentinel, April 16, 1969)(APA-205)(AGM-22), USS Sibley (APA-206), USS Miffin (APA-207), USS Talladega (APA-208)(LPA-208), USS Tazewell (APA-209), USS Telfair (APA-210), USS Missoula (APA-211), USS Montrose (APA-212)(LPA-213), USS Mountrail (APA-213)(LPA-213), USS Natrona (APA-214), USS Navarro (APA-215)(LPA-215), USS Neshoba (APA-216), USS New Kent (APA-217), USS Noble (APA-218), USS Okaloosa (APA-219), USS Okanogan (APA-220)(LPA-220), USS Oneida (APA-221), USS Pickaway (APA-222)(LPA-222), USS Pitt (APA-223)(LPA-223), USS Randall (APA-224), USS Bingham (APA-225)(LPA-225), USS Rawlins (APA-226), USS Renville (APA-227)(LPA-227), USS Rockbridge (APA-228), USS Rockingham (APA-229)(LPA-229), USS Rockwall (APA-230)(LPA-230), USS Saint Croix (APA-231)(LPA-231), USS San Saba (APA-232), USS Sevier (APA-233)(LPA-233), USS Bollinger (APA-234)(LPA-234), USS Bottineau (APA-235)(LPA-235), USS Bronx (APA-236)(LPA-236), USS Bexar (APA-237)(LPA-237), USS Dane (APA-238), USS Glynn (APA-239)(LPA-239), USS Harnett (APA-240), USS Hempstead (APA-241), USS Iredell (APA-242), USS Luzerne (APA-243), USS Madera (APA-244), USS Maracopa (APA-245), USS McLennan (APA-246) and USS Mecklenburg (APA-247).

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel or U.S.M.C.Hull Type

Shipyard & Date

Page

Booklet of general plans: cross sections, inboard profile, outboard profile, inner bottom, hold, 1st platform, main deck, 2nd deck, 3rd deck, boat deck, cabin deck & bridge deck,

USS Bronx
APA-236

Oregon Shipbuilding, Corp.,
Portland, Oregon
Feb. 10, 1945

27-31

Lines,

VC2-S-AP2

Cargo Ships U.S.M.C.
George G. Sharp
30 Church St.
New York
May 5, 1943

32-36

Body plan showing shell seams,

do.

do.
July 30, 1943

37

Outboard profile,

VC2-S-AP5

Transport, Attack U.S.M.C.
George G. Sharp
30 Church St.
New York
April 20, 1945

38-39

General arrangement, inboard profile & decks,

do.

do.

40-41

Compartment & access, inboard profile,

do.

do.
March 16, 1944

42-43

Arrangement of rigging, plan views,

do.

do.
May 12, 1944

44-47

Arrangement of rigging, profile,

do.

do.
May 1, 1944

48-50

Docking plan,

do.

do.
April 14, 1944

51-52

Running lights, arrangement,

do.

-

53

Mooring arrangement,

do.

do.
June 13, 1944

54-55

Compartment & access, main & boat decks,

do.

do.
March 14, 1944

56-57

do., inboard profile,

do.

do.
May 26, 1944

58-59

General arrangement, inboard profile & decks,

do.

do.
Dec. 14, 1945

60-61

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

do.

do.
August 9, 1944

62

do., main & boat decks,

do.

do.
May 14, 1944

63-64

General arrangement, 2nd, 3rd decks & stores flat,

do.

do.
August 2, 1944

65-66

do., hold & 1st platform,

do.

do.
August 11, 1944

67-68

Top of main deck house, frames 140-149,

do.

do.
April 4, 1944

69-70

Stem,

do.

do.
April 20, 1944

71

Stern,

do.

do.
Jan. 6, 1944

72

Capacity plan,

do.

do.
June 15, 1944

73-74

Life float & stowage, arrangement & details,

do.

do.
May 15, 1944

75-79

Degaussing system, isometric diagrams,

do.

do.
Feb. 17, 1944

80-81

F.C.-radar & radio systems, cabin deck & forward gun platform,

do.

do.
March 15, 1944

82-83

F.C.-radar & radio systems, boat deck aft & gun platforms,

do.

do.
March 15, 1944

84-85

do., bridge deck & top of house,

do.

do.
April 17, 1944

86-87

Stress analysis of mast at frame 52,

do.

do.
March 4, 1944

88

do., aft frame 122-condition #3,

do.

do.
March 18, 1944

89

do.

do.

do.
Jan. 15, 1944

90-92

do., of kingposts at frames 37 & 99 1/2,

do.

do.
Jan. 15, 1944

93-94

do., diagrams for 5-10 & 35 ton booms,

do.

do.
May 21, 1944

95-97

Paravane crane, details,

do.

do.
May 18, 1944

98-99

Stowage of landing boats, inner davits on boat deck, arrangement & details,

do.

do.
March 4, 1944

100-102

Stowage of landing boats, under davits, assemblies & details,

do.

do.
March 15, 1944

103-106

do., on main deck, forward,

do.

do.
May 10, 1944

107-108

do., on boat deck, forward,

do.

do.
May 9, 1944

109-110

do., on boat deck, aft,

do.

do.
May 12, 1944

111-113

Antenna arrangement,

do.

-

114-116

do.

do.

do.
Feb. 20, 1944

117-119

Ventilation, machinery spaces, elevation,

do.

do.
Feb. 23, 1944

120-121

Arrangement of machinery, elevation,

do.

do.
Feb. 26, 1944

122-123

do., sections,

do.

do.
Feb. 25, 1944

124-125

Arrangement of machinery, plan, engine room floor & aux mach flat,

do.

do.
March 1, 1944

126-127

Engineers store room, aux machinery flat,

do.

do.
March 11, 1944

128

Armament & ammunition, handling diagram,

do.

do.
April 20, 1945

129

Gun platform over forecastle deck,

do.

do.
March 15, 1944

130

40/mm ready service room, on forecastle deck, frames 18-24,

do.

do.
March 20, 1944

131-132

20/mm, clipping room,

do.

do.
March 12, 1944

133-134

Disposal of empty cartridges, for 40/mm quad gun,

do.

do.
March 24, 1944

135-136

do., twin guns, aft,

do.

do.
April 18, 1944

137-138

do., twin guns, forward,

do.

do.
April 27, 1944

139-140

Fog generator, instillation,

do.

do.
March 8, 1944

141

Pyrotechnic lockers, location & instillation,

do.

do.
Feb. 14, 1944

142

Arrangement of equipment in C.I.C.,

do.

do.
August 4, 1944

143-144

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