World War II, Korea, Vietnam & the Cold War
American Troopships
USS General G. O. Squier (AP-130) class
C4-S-A1 hulls
A Study in Blueprints
Volume I

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-123 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 125 pages)
Ships of class:
USS General G. O. Squier (AP-130), SS Pennmar, SS Penn, SS Penny; USS General T. H. Bliss (AP-131), SS Seamar, SS Caroni; USS General J. R. Brooke (AP-132), SS Marymar, SS Marlin, SS Mary; USS General O. H. Ernst (AP-133), SS Calmar; USS General R. L. Howze (AP-134), USAT General R. L. Howze (AP-134), SS Guam Bear, SS New Zealand Bear, SS Austral Glen, SS Pacific Endeavo; USS General W. M. Black (AP-135), USAT General W. M. Black (AP-135), USNS General W. M. Black (T-AP-135), SS Green Forrest; USS General H. L. Scott (AP-136), SS Yorkmar; USS General S. D. Sturgis (AP-137), USAT General S. D. Sturgis (AP-137), USNS General S. D. Sturgis (T-AP-137); USS General C. G. Morton (AP-138), USAT General C. G. Morton (AP-138), USNS General C. G. Morton (T-AP-138), SS Green Wave; USS General R. E. Callan (AP-139), USAT General R. E. Callan (AP-138), USNS General R. E. Callan (T-AP-138), USAFS General H. H. Arnold, USNS General H. H. Arnold (T-AGM-9); USS General M. B. Stewart (AP-140), USAT General M. B. Stewart (AP-140), USNS General M. B. Stewart (T-AP-140), SS Albany, SS Mission Viking; USS General A. W. Greely (AP-141), USAT General A. W. Greely (AP-141), USNS General A. W. Greely (T-AP-141), SS Hawaii Bear, SS Austral Glade, SS Pacific Enterprise, SS Caribe Enterprise; USS General C. H. Muir (AP-142), USAT General C. H. Muir (AP-142), USNS General C. H. Muir (T-AP-142); USS General H. B. Freeman (AP-143), USAT General H. B. Freeman (AP-143), USNS General H. B. Freeman (T-AP-143); USS General H. F. Hodges (AP-144), USAT General H. F. Hodges (AP-144), USNS General H. F. Hodges (T-AP-144); USS General Harry Taylor (AP-145), USAT General Harry Taylor (AP-145), USNS General Harry Taylor (T-AP-145), USAFS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg (T-AGM-10); USS General W. F. Hase (AP-146), USAT General W. F. Hase (AP-146), USNS General W. F. Hase (T-AP-146); USS General E. T. Collins (AP-147), USAT General E. T. Collins (AP-147), USNS General E. T. Collins (T-AP-147), SS New Orleans, SS Guayama, SS Eastern Kin; USS General M. L. Hersey (AP-148), USAT General M. L. Hersey (AP-148), USNS General M. L. Hersey (T-AP-148), SS Pittsburgh, SS St. Louis; USS General J. H. McRae (AP-149), USAT General J. H. McRae (AP-149), USNS General J. H. McRae (T-AP-149); USS General M. M. Patrick (AP-150), USAT General M. M. Patrick (AP-150, USNS General M. M. Patrick (T-AP-150), SS Boston; USS General W. C. Langfitt (AP-151), USAT General W. C. Langfitt (AP-151), USNS General W. C. Langfitt (T-AP-151, SS Transindiana; USS General Omar Bundy (AP-152), SS Portmar, SS Port, SS Poet; USS General R. M. Blatchford (AP-153), USAT General R. M. Blatchford (AP-153), USNS General R. M. Blatchford (T-AP-153), SS Stonewall Jackson, SS Alex Stephens; USS General LeRoy Eltinge (AP-154), USAT General LeRoy Eltinge (AP-154), USNS General LeRoy Eltinge (T-AP-154), SS Robert E. Lee, SS Robert Toombs; USS General A. W. Brewster (AP-155), USAT General A. W. Brewster (AP-155), USNS General A. W. Brewster (T-AP-155), SS Philadelphia; USS General D. E. Aultman (AP-156), USAT General D. E. Aultman (AP-156), USNS General D. E. Aultman (T-AP-156); USS General C. C. Ballou (AP-157), USAT General C. C. Ballou (AP-157), USNS General C. C. Ballou (T-AP-157), SS Brooklyn, SS Humacao, SS Eastern Light; USS General W. G. Haan (AP-158), USAT General W. G. Haan (AP-158) USNS General W. G. Haan (T-AP-158), SS Transoregon, SS Mayaquez, SS Anco Trader, SS Trader and USS General Stuart Heintzelman (AP-159), USAT General Stuart Heintzelman (AP-159) USNS General Stuart Heintzelman (T-AP-159).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date

Page

Outboard profile,

USS General W.F. Hase
(AP-146)

 

21-22

Inboard profile,

do.

 

23-24

Bridges,

do.

 

25-26

Superstructure deck,

do.

 

27-28

Main deck,

do.

 

29-30

Outboard profile,

Kaiser Co.
Richmond, Calif.
C4-S-A1 troopship

Mar. 5, 1943

31-33

Compartment & access,
inboard profile & nav. decks,

do.

Aug. 18, 1943

34-35

Compartment & access, superstructure
deck & upper deck,,

do.

June 10, 1942

36-37

Compartment & access,
2nd & 3rd deck,

do.

Aug. 21, 1943

38-39

Compartment & access,
1st platform & tank top,

do.

May 12, 1942

40-41

Arrangement of deck covering,

do.

Nov. 4, 1944

42-44

Diagram arrangement of weather &
misc., deck drains, sheet #2,

do.

Aug. 7, 1942

45-46

Shell expansion,

do.

Mar. 14, 1942

47-49

Framing expansion,

do.

Feb. 13, 1942

50-52

Fore peak framing,

do.

Mar. 25, 1942

53-55

Stem,

do.

Feb. 16, 1942

56

After peak framing,

do.

Aug. 17, 1942

57-60

Web frames 18, 26 & 37,

do.

Mar. 31, 1942

61-62

Web frames 43, 49 & 54,

do.

Apr. 10, 1942

63-64

Web frames 63, 73, 129, 135 & 141,

do.

Apr. 24, 1942

65-66

Web frames 153 & 159,

do.

May 21, 1942

67-68

Web frames 164 & 168,

do.

June 11, 1942

69-70

Web frames 181 & 190,

do.

Apr. 30, 1942

71-72

Superstructure deck,
bulwarks & breakwater,

do.

Apr. 29, 1942

73-75

Superstructure deck,
house top plating,

do.

Aug. 17, 1942

76-78

Superstructure deck,
ends & misc., bkds at ends,

do.

Jan. 2, 1943

79-83

Superstructure deck, & misc., bhds.,

do.

Aug. 25, 1944

84-87

Nav. deck house on superstructure
deck,

do.

Sept. 25, 1944

88-91

Upper deck house,

do.

Aug. 4, 1944

92-95

Docking bridge & top of house
plating, aft,

do.

Nov. 13, 1942

96-97

Superstructure deck plating at ends,

do.

May 21, 1942

98-100

Superstructure plating, amidship,

do.

May 15, 1942

101-102

Superstructure deck plating at ends,

do.

Feb. 26, 1942

103-105

Upper deck plating, amidships,

do.

Apr. 10, 1942

106-108

Mooring plan,

do.

June 30, 1942

109-110

Stack enclosure fan room flat & top
of stack,

do.

1942

111-112

Hawse pipes,

do.

May 15, 1942

113-114

Contraguide rudder,

do.

May 2, 1942

115-116

Stern frame & contrapropeller,

do.

Aug. 14, 1942

117-118

Solid propeller & fairwater cap,

do.

Sept. 15, 1942

119-121

towing gear, arrangement,

do.

June 8, 1944

122-123

Location of ships bell & detail of bell
& log bracket,

do.

Sept. 1942

124-125

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