World War I
American Destroyers
Paulding Class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-018 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11" X 17" soft cover book of engineering drawings)
Ships of class: USS Paulding (DD-22), USS Drayton (DD-23), USS McCall (DD-28), USS Burrows (DD-29), USS Ammen (DD-35), USS Jarvis (DD-38), USS Jouett (DD-41) and USS Jenkins (DD-42).

List of Blueprints

Title Vessel Date of Document page
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile; Inboard Profile; Forecastle, Bridge and top of Deck House; Hold; Berth Deck; Main Deck; Cross Sections. Burrows
(TBD-29)
- 10-12
Outboard Profile, Fittings, Boat Stowage,
Rails & Awnings.
do. 1911 13-15
Inboard Profile. do. do. 16-17
Seven Cross Sections do. do. 18-19
Midship Section. do. February 23, 1911 20-21
Joiner Plan: Hold, Berth, Main & Forecastle Decks. do. December 20, 1910 22-24
Compartment & Access: Arrangement of Pillars; Lighting; Sheathing & Ammunition Handling; Forecastle Deck & Profile. do. October 26, 1910 25-26
Anchor Handling Arrangement. do. do. 27
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile; Inboard Profile; Forecastle, Bridge and top of Deck House; Hold; Berth Deck; Main Deck; Cross Sections. McCall
(TBD-28)
- 28-30
Inboard Profile. do. February 23, 1910 31-32
Midship Section. do. October 24, 1910 33-34
Anchor Handling Arrangement do. February 22, 1910 35
Boat Booms. do. February 6, 1910 36-37
Arrangement of Piping Torpedo Tubes & Compressed Air System & Arrangement
of Air Accumulator & Separator.
Burrows & McCall
(TBD-29 & 28)
do. 38-39
40 inch Ventilator. do. do. 40
General Plan of Min Deck House Art, Pilot House & Searchlight Foundation. do. October 23, 1910 41
Proposed Arrangement of Main Deck Forward in way of Oil Tanks. do. January 23, 1910 42
Plating & Beams, Main Deck. Ammen
(TBD-35)
do. 43-44
Stern Post, Stern Framing & Rudder. do. do. 45-47
Shaft Struts & Stern Tubes. do. August 19, 1909 48-49
Engine Room Skylights. do. February 5, 1912 50
Galley Skylight. do. do. 51
Vertical Ladders & Inclined Metal Ladders. do. do. 52-53
Torpedo Crane. do. do. 54-55
Main Deck House, Pilot House & Searchlight Platform. do. do. 56-57
Arrangement of Galley; Pantry; Officers & Crews Water Closet & Wash Rooms Forward & Crews Water Closet & Wash Rooms Aft. do. February 5, 1912 58-59
Outboard Fittings. do. do. 60-62
Torpedo Handling- Arrangement. do. do. 63
Boat Boom. do. do. 64-65
Midship Section. do. do. 66-67
Compartment & Access: Arrangement of Pillars; Lighting; Sheathing & Ammunition Handling; Forecastle Deck & Profile. do. do. 68-70
Cross Sections. do. do. 71-72
Outboard Profile. do. do. 73-75
Expansion of Outside Plating. Jarvis
(TBD-38)
February 19, 1911 76-79
Boiler Saddles & Frames in Boiler Room. do. December 18, 1912 80
Main Deck Plating & Beams. do. 1911 81-82
Gun & Torpedo Tube Foundations. do. - 83
Side Shaft Tubes & Transverse Frames 133-142-inclusive. Jouett & Jenkins
(TBD-41 & 42)
February 27, 1911 84-85
Foundations for Line Shaft Bearings aft of Frame 124. do. March 14, 1911 86-87
Foundation for 3" Gun at Frame 20. do. April 11, 1912 88-89
Outboard Profile. do. June 27, 1911 90-91
Arrangement of Weather Decks do. June 13, 1911 92-93
General Arrangement: Fuel Oil Tanks, Piling Air Escape & Hose Connections for Steaming out Tanks. do. April 19, 1911 94-95
Transverse Watertight Bulkhead No. 12. do. January 5, 1911 96
Transverse Frames Nos. 13-15. do. do. 97
Transverse Frame No. 19. do. January 14, 1911 98
Transverse Frames Nos. 29-35. do. January 5, 1911 99
Transverse Frame No. 41. do. do. 100
Transverse Frames Nos. 44-50. do. January 14, 1911 101
Transverse Frames Nos. 52-57. do. January 5, 1911 102


Title Vessel Date of Document Scale Page
Faired lines & mold loft dimensions. Paulding
(TBD-22)
October 3, 1910 3/16" 103-104
Outboard profile. do. Nov. 28, 1911 1/8" 105-107
Arrangement of weather decks. do. April 22, 1910 do. 108-110
Booklet of general plans: Outboard profile, ten cross sections, forecastle deck, main deck, berth deck, hold & inboard profile. do. - 1/16" 111-118

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