World War I
American Battleships
Delaware class
A Study in Blueprints
Vol II

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-109 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 131 pages)
Ships of class: USS Delaware (BB-28) and USS North Dakota (BB-29).

LIST OF BLUEPRINTS

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Guard for Franklin life buoy,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Nov. 26, 1910

9-10

Chart house, joiner plan,

do.

do.

11-12

Details of skylights on superstructure
deck,

do.

Feb. 2, 1909

13

Details of skylights on forecastle &
main decks,

do.

Feb. 9, 1909

14-15

Sea steps,

do.

June 15, 1909

16-17

Burney gear,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.

June 17, 1918

18-19

Arrg=t., of lowering 15 ton boat crane to
deck,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Nov. 26, 1910

20

15 ton boat crane,

do.

do.

21

Boat crane,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
North Dakota (BB-29)

May 31, 1910

22-25

Boat crane access ladder,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Nov. 26, 1910

26

Details for dinghy davits,

do.

do.

27-28

Stowage of boats, sheet #1,

do.

Dec. 28, 1910

29-30

Stowage of boats, sheet #2,

do.

Nov. 26, 1910

31-32

Windlass & anchor gear,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
North Dakota (BB-29)

Mar. 22, 1810

33-35

Foundation for windlass & windlass
engine,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Nov. 26, 1910

36-37

Anchor bed & trip gear, arrg=t.,

do.

Nov. 26, 1910

38-40

Anchor crane & foundation,

do.

do.

41-42

Sketch plan showing angles & positions
of hawse pipes; also comparison of
hawse pipes with one with North
Dakota
,

do.

Nov. 10, 1910

43-44

Proposed hawse pipe extension

-

-

45

Details, arrg=t., of coal boom, & details
for coaling ship,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Apr. 3, 1909

46-47

Arrg=t., for coaling ship,

do.

Dec. 15, 1910

48-49

Coaling, arrg=t.,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
North Dakota (BB-29)

Mar. 16, 1910

50-53

Gen., arrg=t., steering gear, aft,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Aug. 15, 1910

54-56

Ventilation, inboard profile,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
Delaware (BB-28)

May 4, 1911

57-60

Ventilation, profile,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
North Dakota (BB-29)

May 23, 1910

61-65

Ventilation, on main deck,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
Delaware (BB-28)

May 4, 1911

66-69

do.

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
North Dakota (BB-29)

Mar. 22, 1910

70-74

Ventilation on forecastle deck,

do.

Mar. 26, 1910

75-77

Ventilation on gun deck,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
Delaware (BB-28)

May 4, 1911

78-81

Details of mushroom ventilators,

do.

Dec. 4, 1909

82-83

Gen., arrg=t., of mushroom ventilators,

do.

do.

84-86

Torpedo instillation,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Apr. 4, 1909

87

Trolley track & band hoise in torpedo
room,

do.

June 14, 1908

88-89

Armor & armament,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
North Dakota (BB-29)

June 22, 1909

90-92

do.

do.

do.

93-95

Sectional arrg=t., of side armor &
backing,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Nov. 26, 1910

96-98

Backing for side belt, lower & upper
casemate armor,

do.

do.

99-101

12" turret, gen., arrg=t.,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Quincy, Mass.
North Dakota (BB-29)

Oct. 12, 1910

102-105

Arrg=t., of 12" turret access, elect.,
& misc., fittings,

do.

Sept. 16, 1909

106-111

Canvas gun port buckler,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Nov. 26, 1910

112-113

12" turret shelf plate,

do.

do.

114

Periscope turret sight assembly,

Bausch & Lomb
Rochester, NY

-

115

5" gun port & foundation on gun deck,
19 1/2" forward of frame 44,

Newport News, SB
Newport News, Virg.
Delaware (BB-28)

Dec. 28, 1910

116-119

5" gun port & foundation on gun deck,
19 1/2" forward of frame 51,

do.

do.

120-122

5" gun port & foundation on gun deck,
19 1/2" forward of frame 59,

do.

do.

123-125

5" gun port & foundation on gun deck,
19 1/2" aft of frame 73,

do.

do.

126-129

Window sashes for 5" gun sponson 20'
aft of frame 110,

do.

Sept. 1, 1908

130

Lashings for 5" gun,

do.

Nov. 26, 1910

131

BACK to BOOKS - Battleships

HOME