The Cold War
American Hunter-Killer submarines
K-1 class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-071 $70.00 (Foreign; $100.00)(11"x17" soft cover book book of engineering drawings, 174 pages)
Subs of class: USS Barracuda, ex-USS K-1 (SSK-1)(SST-3)(SS-T3), USS Bass, ex-USS K-2 (SSK-2)(SS-551) and USS Bonita, ex-USS K-3 (SSK-3)(SS-552).

LIST OF BLUEPRINTS

Title

Shipyard &
Vessel

Date of
Document

Page
Outboard fittings, general arr'g't., Electric Boat Co.
Groton, Conn.
K-1, K-2 & K-3
Mar. 16, 1950 9-10
Grabs, arrangement & details, do. Aug. 24, 1949 11-12
Lines & molded offsets, do. Feb. 18, 1949 13-15
Lines-bow-hydrophone array, do. Oct. 30, 1950 16-17
Lines-sonar dome, frames 4 to 13, do. June 9, 1950 18
Superstructure main deck-non skid covering, do. Feb. 13, 1950 19
Compartment & access, do. Aug. 1, 1949 20-21
Piping bow speed log manometer, do. Aug. 13, 1951 22-23
Sonar trunk fairwater, do. Sept. 13, 1950 24-25
Ship's name, letters & figures, do. June 19, 1950 26
Draft marks, do. June 16, 1950 27
Compartment & tanks, arr'g't., do. Nov. 14, 1951 28
Flooding effect diagram, do. Mar. 5, 1951 29
Main ballast flooding & venting diagram, do. Feb. 9, 1952 30
Salvage system, arr'g't., do. Apr. 12, 1950 31-32
Insulation-ships, do. June 21, 1949 33
Escape & rescue system diagram, do. Mar. 6, 1950 34-35
Bow framing, elevation & plan views, frames 1 to 12, do. Sept. 7, 1949 36-38
Bow framing-sections, frames 1 to 12, do. do. 39-40
Frames 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 & 14, do. Mar. 21, 1950 41
Frames 15, 16, 17, 18 & 19, do. - 42
Frames 20 & 21, do. June 30, 1949 43
Frames 22, 23 & 24, do. - 44
Frames 25, 26 & 27, do. June 30, 1949 45
Frames 28, 29 & 30, do. June 29, 1949 46
Frames 32, 33 & 34, do. Feb. 18, 1949 47
Frames 35, 36 & 37, do. do. 48
Frames 38, 39 & 40, do. May 10, 1950 49
Frames 41, 42 & 43, do. Feb.. 18, 1949 50
Frames 44 & 45, do. do. 51
Frames 46, 47 & 48, do. do. 52
Frames 49, 50 & 51, do. do. 53
Frames 52, 53 & 54, do. do. 54
Frames 55, 56, 57 & 58, do. do. 55
Frames 59, 60 & 61, do. do. 56
Frames 63, 64 & 65, do. July 8, 1949 57
Frames 66, 67, 68 & 69, do. do. 58
Frames 70, 71, 72, 73 & 74, do. June 29, 1949 59
Frames 75, 76, 77, 78 & 79, do. July 12, 1949 60
Stern framing, do. July 13, 1949 61
Superstructure frames 8 to 13, do. Dec. 16, 1949 62
Superstructure frames 14 to 19, do. do. 63
Superstructure frames 20 to 25, do. Nov. 9, 1949 64
Superstructure frames 26 to 31, do. do. 65
Superstructure frames 32 to 37, do. Nov. 17, 1949 66
Superstructure frames 38 to 45, do. Dec. 16, 1949 67-68
Superstructure frames 46 to 50, do. Nov. 17, 1949 69
Superstructure frames 51 to 54, do. Dec. 16, 1949 70
Superstructure frames 55 to 61, do. do. 71
Superstructure frames 62 to 72, do. do. 72-73
Superstructure sides & main deck, frames 11 to 31, do. Nov. 9, 1949 74-75
Superstructure sides & main deck, frames 31 to 50, do. Nov. 17, 1949 76-77
Superstructure sides & main deck, frames 51 to stern, do. Dec. 16, 1949 78-79
Outer shell expansion, do. Mar. 14, 1949 80-81
Outer shell expansion, bow, do. Oct. 24, 1949 82-83
Bow diving plane recess, do. May 25, 1950 84-85
Superstructure plating & frames-bow to frame 15, do. July 5, 1950 86-88
Gangplank, do. Mar. 3, 1951 89-90
Shaft struts, do. Aug. 8, 1949 91-92
Anchor bolster, arr'g't., & details, do. Oct. 17, 1949 93
Towing fairlead, stern, do. Sept. 18, 1949 94
Towing fairlead, bow, do. Oct. 12, 1949 95
Ladders & grabs, bridge, do. Feb. 12, 1951 96
Safety line, track & details, do. June 18, 1951 97-98
Gangway platform, do. July 31, 1951 99-100
Hatch davit, do. Apr. 25, 1950 101-102
Protectors-zinc, do. Dec. 8, 1949 103-104
Towing fairlead, bow, do. Feb. 10, 1951 105-106
Windless & capstan, general arr'g't., do. July 24, 1950 107-109
1,200 lb. stockless anchor, do. Sept. 27, 1939 110
Fairwater sleeves, shaft tubes & struts,
do.
July 29, 1949 111
Shafting-main lubrication-arr'g't., & dets., do. Jan. 27, 1951 112-113
Propeller, do. Sept. 9, 1949 114-115
Escape trunk, aft, do. July 14, 1949 116-117
Escape trunk, aft, arrangement, do. July 13, 1949 118
Escape trunk & torpedo shipping hatch, fwd., do. July 1, 1949 119-120
Flagstaff & light supports, do. May 8, 1950 121-123
Gear for rigging breeches buoy, do. June 1, 1951 124-125
Rudder, rudder stock & details, do. June 21, 1949 126-127
Stern diving planes, do. Aug. 26, 1949 128-129
Bow diving plane, stress diagram & data, do. Sept. 9, 1949 130
Steering rudder stress diagram & data, do. July 21, 1949 131-132
Guard rail & grating, platform deck hatches, do. Sept. 6, 1951 133-134
Bridge arrangement, do. Mar. 14, 1953 135
Bridge fairwater, lines & offsets, do. Apr. 6, 1950 136-137
Bridge fairwater, elevation & plans, do. Dec. 12, 1950 138-139
Bridge fairwater, sections-fwd., do. Dec. 4, 1950 140-141
Bridge fairwater, sections-aft, do. do. 142-143
Bridge fairwater, exterior plating, do. do. 144-145
Bridge fairwater-joiner work, do. Feb. 1, 1951 146-147
Bridge fairwater, fueling hatch, do. Feb. 5, 1951 148-149
Bridge canopy, installation, do. Jan. 22, 1951 150-152
Periscopes, arr'g't., in ship, do. Jan. 31, 1951 153-155
Periscope & mast supports, do. Aug. 11, 1950 156-158
Snorkel induction exhaust and outboard ventilation valve, arr'g't., do. May 2, 1950 159-161
Lifting pads, engtine and motor rooms, arr'g't., & details, do. Mar. 27, 1952 162-163
Platform deck-upper plates, engine room-arr'g't., and details, do. Sept. 20, 1949 164-165
Platform deck-upper-supporting structure-engine room-arr'g't., & details, do. Oct. 19, 1949 166-167
Platform deck-lower-engine room, arr'g't., & details, do. Feb. 2, 1950 168-169
Platform deck plates-motor room-arr'g't., & details, do. Jan. 11, 1950 170-171
Berth in wardroom, type "C", do. July 11, 1950 172
Berths-torpedo room, arrangement, do. Jan. 13, 1950 173-174

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