Viet Nam and the Cold War
American Destroyers
USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931) class
A Study in Blueprints

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-130 $60.00 (Foreign, $90.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 63 pages)
Ships of class: USS Forrest Sherman (DD-931), USS John Paul Jones (DD-932)(DDG-32), USS Barry (DD-933), USS Decatur (DD-936)(DDG-31), USS Davis (DD-937), USS Jonas Ingram (DD-938), USS Manley (DD-940), USS Du Pont (DD-941), USS Bigelow (DD-942), USS Blandy (DD-943), USS Mullinnix (DD-944), USS Hull (DD-945), USS Edson (DD-946), USS Somers (DD-947)(DDG-34), USS Morton (DD-948), USS Parsons (DD-949)(DDG-33), USS Richard S. Edwards (DD-950) and USS Turner Joy (DD-951).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Bow framing, breast hooks & det.,
from stem to frame 6,

Bethlehem Steel Co.
Shipbuilding Div.
Fore River Yard
Quincy, Mass.
DD-936 thru DD-938
DD-943 thru DD-944

July 26, 1954

29-32

Outside plating, stem to frame 62,

do.

-

33-34

Outside plating, frame 62 to frame
150,

do.

-

35-38

Outside plating, frame 150 to stern,

do.

May 22, 1953

39-41

Main deck plating, stem to frame 62,

do.

-

42-44

Main deck plating, frame 62 to
frame 150,

do.

April 29, 1953

45-48

Main deck plating, frame 150 to
stern,

do.

April 13, 1953

49-51

02 level deck plating,

do.

Dec. 29, 1953

52-54

Bulwark, main deck,

do.

Dec. 22, 1953

55-57

Crews berthing, 1st platform, fwd.,

do.

-

58-60

Crews berthing, 1st platform, aft,

do.

-

61-63

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