World War I
American Destroyers
Roe Class (three screws)
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-019 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11" X 17" soft cover book book of engineering drawings)
Ships of class: USS Roe (TBD-24)(DD-24), USS Terry (TBD-25)(DD-25), USS Monaghan (TBD-32)(DD-32), USS Patterson (TBD-36)(DD-36), USS Fanning (TBD-37)(DD-37) and USS Beale (TBD-40)(DD-40). Also known as "fivvers".

List of Blueprints

Title Vessel Date of Document Page
Skylights & Hatches, Missaleanous Roe & Terry
(TBD-24, 25)
December 22, 1908 12-14
Ammunition Stowage. do. May 22, 1909 15-16
Ammunition Handling; Details & Arrangement. do. November 4, 1909 17-19
Extension of Flying Bridge. do. June 5, 1910 20
Proposed Location of Additional Hatches to Fire Rooms. do. June 17, 1910 21-22
Additional Stiffening for Torpedo Crane. do. February 12, 1910 23
Details of Portable Ventilators on Forecastle Deck. do. March, 1910 24
Arrangement of non-magnetic Material in way of Compass. do. June 15, 1910 25
Boat Stowage. do. May, 1910 26-27
Awning & Rail Stanchions-Detail & Arrangement. do. June 1, 1911 28-29
Arrangement of Galley. do. do. 30-31
Captain's Stateroom. do. do. 32
Officer's Stateroom; Type Plan. do. do. 33
Pilot House; Joiner Plan. do. do. 34
Rearrangement of Stanchions & Instruments on Flying Bridge. do. do. 35
Stern Light & Standard. do. do. 36
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile, Hold, berth Deck, Forecastle Deck, Inboard Profile, Sections. Terry
(TBD-25)
- 37-38
Cross Sections. do. May 26, 1911 39-40
Outboard Fittings; General Arrangement. do. June 8, 1912 41-42
Engine Room Ventilation. do. May 29, 1911 43-44
Sheer Draft. Monaghan
(TBD-32)
December 10, 1910 45-48
Body. do. December 28, 1911 49
Proposed Arrangement of Steering Gear. do. October 4, 1909 50-51
Midship Section. do. March 1, 1912 52-53
Framing at Stern. do. October 28, 1911 54-56
Stern Frame, Struts & Rudder. do. April 11, 1911 57-58
Shell Expansion. do. October 19, 1911 59-62
Flying Bridge. do. November 12, 1909 63
Proposed Location of Torpedo Tubes; Showing Clearance. do. January 8, 1910 64
Distinguishing Marks. do. June, 1911 65-66
Arrangement of Officer's Staterooms, nos. 1, 2 & 3. do. February 12, 1910 67
General Arrangement of Outboard Fittings. do. September 7, 1910 68-70
Joinery-Berthing & Messing, Berth, Main, Forecastle Decks & Flying Bridge. do. September 9, 1910 71-73
Anchor Handling; Hawse Pipe & Towline Chock; Arrangement & Details. do. October 12, 1910 74-77
Arrangement of non-magnetic Material in way of Compass. do. August 13, 1910 78
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile, Inboard Profile, Decks and Cross sections. do. - 79-80
Booklet of General Plans: Outboard Profile, Inboard Profile, Decks and Cross sections. Patterson
(TBD-36)
- 81-83
Body. do. November 5, 1909 84
Compartment Access Plan. do. September 2, 1909 85-86
General Cross Sections. do. September 9, 1909 87-88
Main Deck Plating & Girders under Main Deck. do. November 8, 1909 89-92
Arrangement of Officers & Crews Quarters, Paint, Oil & Lamp Rooms. do. April 9, 1910 93-94
Ammunition & Torpedo Handling-General Arrangement. do. May 28, 1910 95-96
Torpedo Crane; General Arrangement. do. August 17, 1910 97
Outboard Fittings; General Arrangement. do. September 13, 1910 98-99
Framing at Stern. Fanning
(TBD-37)
February 27, 1911 100-102
Hatch, Engine Room. do. June 26, 1911 103-104
Body. Beale
(TBD-40)
March 31, 1911 105
Midship Section. do. January 3, 1911 106-107

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