World War II, Korea & Viet Nam
American Oilers
T2-SE-A2 hulls
USS Escambia (AO-80) class
A Study in Blueprints
Volume I

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-087 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11"x17", soft cover book of engineering drawings, 86 pages)
Ships of class: USS Escambia (AO-80), USNS Escambia (T-AO-80); USS Kennebago (AO-81), USNS Kennebago (T-AO-81); USS Cahaba (AO-82), USNS Cahaba (T-AO-82) SS Laokawapen, SS Luckawaxen; USS Mascoma (AO-83), USNS Mascoma (T-AO-83); USS Ocklawaha (AO-84), USNS Ocklawaha (T-AO-84); USS Pamanset (AO-85), USNS Pamanset (T-AO-85), SS Seatrain Florida; USS Ponaganset (AO-86); USS Sebec (AO-87), USNS Sebec (T-AO-87); USS Tomahawk (AO-88), USNS Tomahawk (T-AO-88), SS Maine; USS Pasig (AO-91)(AW-3), SS Mission San Xavier; USS Abatan (AO-92)(AW-4), SS Mission San Lorenzo; USS Soubarissen (AO-93), USNS Soubarissen (T-AO-93), SS Mission Santa Ana; USS Anacostia (AO-94), USNS Anacostia (T-AO-94), SS Mission Alamo; USS Caney (AO-95), USNS Caney (T-AO-95), SS Mission Los Angeles (I); USS Tamalpais (AO-96), USNS Tamalpais (T-AO-96), SS Mission San Francisco (I) and USS Cohocton (AO-101), USNS Cohocton (T-AO-101).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard
& Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Outboard profile,

Marinship Corp.
USS Tamalpais
AO-96

1943

11

Inboard profile,

do.

do.

12

Main deck, poop, cargo, bridge & foc=sle decks,

do.

do.

13

Boat deck, platforms, casing top,

Marinship Corp.
OR-91 through OR-96

-

14

Gen. arrg=t., main deck, fwd.,

do.

-

15

Gen. arrg=t, poop deck,

do.

-

16-17

Gen. arrg=t., boat deck,

do.

-

18-19

Gen. arrg=t, main deck, aft,

do.

-

20

Deck drains,

do.

-

21-23

Gen. arrg=t., flying bridge deck,

do.

-

24

do.

do.

-

25

Gen. arrg=t., upper bridge deck,

do.

-

26-27

Gen. arrg=t., navigating bridge deck,

do.

-

28

Arrg=t & details of sky lookouts,

do.

-

29

Searchlight tower & radar mast,

Marinship Corp.
W-3 and AW-3
(?)

?

30

Main deck, fwd. frame 64-84, foc=sle deck, frame 84 to stern,

Marinship Corp.
OR-91 through OR-96

-

31-32

Handrails & stanchions, midship decks,

do.

-

33-34

Paravane gear, details,

do.

-

35-36

Paravane gear, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

-

37-38

Paravane crane, details,

do.

-

39-40

Radio antenna rigging,

do.

-

41-42

Arrg=t of whistle, siren pulls at midship house,

do.

-

43

Crows nest, arrg=t & details,

do.

-

44-45

Bitts, chocks,

do.

-

46-47

Platform at frame arrestors, masthead & rangehead brackets

do.

-

48

Masts & fittings,

do.

-

49-50

Rigging, midship king post,

do.

-

51

Rigging, aft king posts,

do.

-

52

Mark 51 gun directors, flying bridge c.l. frame 62.

do.

-

53

Gun stops for 3"/50cal. gun tubs, fwd & aft,

do.

-

54-55

Gun stops for 3"/50cal. & 20m/m guns, frame 13 & 19,

do.

-

56

Gun stops for 3"/50cal. guns foc=sle deck,

do.

-

57

Gun stops for 20m/m guns, frame 53,

do.

-

58

Mark 51 gun director, foundation,

do.

-

59-60

20m/m splinter & gun base ring,

do.

-

61

3"/50cal. gun foundation on foc=sle deck,

do.

-

62-63

Location of gun tubs & equip.,

do.

-

64

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