The Cold War and Viet Nam
American Guided Missile Light Cruisers
Galveston class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-074 $70.00 (Foreign; $100.00)(11"x17" soft cover book of engineering drawings, 173 pages)
Ships of class: USS Galveston (CL-93)(CLG-93)(CLG-3), USS Little Rock (CL-92)(CLG-4) and USS Oklahoma City (CL-91)(CLG-915)(CLG-5).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard &
Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Outboard profile,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Oct. 31, 1953

9-11

Inboard profile,

do.

May 31, 1957

12-13

Main deck,

do.

Oct. 1, 1958

14-17

1st platform, general arr=g=t.,

do.

May 21, 1958

18-21

Guidance plan, communication
platform,

Cramp Shipbuilding Co.
Philadelphia, Pa.
CL-93

April 27, 1945

22-23

do., main deck,

do.

Feb. 9, 1945

24-27

Dressing lines,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-3 & 4

Aug. 12, 1959

28-29

Docking plan,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Dec. 9, 1959

30-31

General arrangement, 03, 04, 05 & 06
levels,

do.

Oct. 17, 1958

32-33

Mod. to main deck plating,
frames 90 to 119,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-94

Oct. 19, 1956

34-35

Main deck plating, frames 118-stern,
details of long=l. framing,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-93

July 25, 1955

36-37

Plating, top of missile house,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-4

-

38-39

01 level, general arrangement,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Oct. 8, 1958

40-42

01 level plating, frames 33-72,

do.

Jan. 26, 1958

43-44

01 level plating frames 72-91,

do.

Feb. 13, 1958

45-46

General arrangement, 02 level,

do.

Oct. 2, 1958

47-48

02 level plating, frames 40 to 72,

do.

Feb. 14, 1958

49-50

02 level plating, frames 72-91,

do.

Mar. 24, 1958

51-53

03 level plating, frames 41 to 72,

do.

Feb. 3, 1958

54-56

03 level plating, frames 72 to 91,

do.

Mar. 4, 1958

57-58

03 level plating, frames 101-114,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-93

-

59-60

04 level plating, frames 42 to 70,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Mar. 5, 1958

61-62

04 level plating, frames 100 to 111
and bulwark,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-93

-

63-64

Platforms, 02 & 03 levels, frames 104
to 109,

do.

May 15, 1957

65

05 & 06 plating, frames 32 to 68,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Mar. 19, 1958

66

Misc. steel bhds on 01 level,
frames 33-72,

do.

Feb. 4, 1958

67

Metal joiner bhds. 01 level,
frames 40-76,

do.

Jan. 27, 1958

68-69

metal joiner bhds. 02 level,
frames 42 to 78,

do.

Feb. 4, 1958

70-71

Transv. & longl. Bhds., 01 to 03
levels, frames 79-91,

do.

April 8, 1958

72-74

Exr. Metal & metal joiner bhds., 03
level, frames 42-60; 04 level frames
62-90,

do.

Feb. 4, 1958

75-76

Deck house, frames 55 2 to 71,
main deck to 03 level,

do.

Jan. 6, 1958

77-79

Main deck house sides, frames 72-79,

do.

do.

80

House sides p/s on main deck, aft of
frame 91, Main deck to 02 level,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-93

July 18, 1956

81-82

Deck house, frames 33 to 55, main
deck to 02 level,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-92

Jan. 16, 1958

83-84

Deck house, 01 level to 03 level,
frames 72 to 79,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Jan 30, 1958

85-86

House side, 02 & 03 levels-02 level
frames 48 to 55-03 level frames 48
to 68 & trans bhd. Frame 68-03
level,

do.

Feb. 4, 1958

87-88

House side 02 to 04 level,
frames 422 to 48 1/2,

do.

do.

89-90

Deck house sides 02 & 03 levels,
frames 101-114,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-93

July 2, 1957

91-93

Deck house sides & top radar room
no. e, 03 level aft frame 82 to 86 c.l.
& supports for midship tower,

do.

Mar. 16, 1967

94-95

House side-crews shelter & misc.,
bhds, on 04 level, frames 56 to 70,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Mar. 21, 1958

96-97

Compartment testing diagram,
1st platform, 3rd deck and 2nd deck,

do.

Jan. 14, 1958

98-100

Compartment testing diagram,
inboard profile,

do.

Jan. 14, 1958

101-102

Compartment testing diagram,
main deck, 01 through 05 levels,

do.

do.

103-105

Anchor handling, arrangement,

do.

Aug. 5, 1959

106-107

Rudder and rudder stock,

Cramp shipbuilding Co.
Philadelphia, Pa
CLG-4

May 28, 1959

108-111

Warping capstan & mooring arr=g=t,
aft,

do.

April 10, 1958

112

Netting in way of life jacket lockers
on main deck,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Oct. 28, 1959

113-114

Historical & conversion data plaque,

do.

Sept. 10, 1959

115

Automobile handling & stowage,
top of missile house,

do.

Dec. 12, 1958

116-117

Towing & mooring hawser reel
locations,

do.

Aug. 28, 1958

118

Life nets in way of helicopter landing
area,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-4

-

119-120

Gen. arr=t=t. Life lines & handrails
bridges, fwd.,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

May 2, 1958

121

Gen. arr=g=t. of life line & awning
stands., mn. dk., fwd.,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-4

-

122

Gen. arr=g=t. life lines & awning
standing, main deck, aft,

do.

July 20, 1960

123-124

General arr=g=t of life line stanchions,
bridges, aft,

do.

-

135-126

Flag bridge (02 level) and nav.
bridge (03 level), arr=g=t. of
windows,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

June 3, 1958

127-128

Modification to jack staff,

do.

July 28, 1959

129-130

Portable davits, locations and details,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-4

July 9, 1958

131

Accommodation ladder-aft frame
101-p/s, arr=g=t.,

do.

Mar. 3, 1958

132

Accommodation ladder-aft frame 101-
p/s, arr=g=t.,

do.

-

133

Vertical ladders on new towers,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

April 9, 1958

134-135

Arrangement of side ladder, p & s,

do.

May 27, 1958

136-137

40 foot boat boom, aft, arr=g=t., &
details,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-4

May 23, 1957

138-140

Battle gaff & pennant supports-
details,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Sept. 18, 1958

141-142

Wood decking, main deck,

do.

Jan. 16, 1957

143-145

Deck covering, 01 to 05 levels, arr=g=t.

& details,

do.

Dec. 6. 1959

146-148

Fwd. tower, details,

do.

Oct. 17, 1959

149-150

Fwd. radar tower,

do.

April 10, 1958

151-153

Antenna supports on forward tower,

do.

Nov. 4, 1958

154-155

Hinged stub mast on midship tower,

do.

Dec. 5, 1958

156-159

Midship radar tower stubmast for
an/urn-3 and platform for an/sps-26
ant.

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-4

Feb. 19, 1959

160-161

Midship radar tower mounting &
details,

do.

Jan. 12, 1957

162-164

Antenna yardarm on midship tower
arr=g=t., & details,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

Oct. 22, 1958

165

Flag board-arr=g=t., & misc. rigging,

do.

Sept. 24, 1958

166-167

Signal platform on 04 level-p/s,

do.

Nov. 12, 1958

168

Assembly & details of aft an/sps-2
radar tower, frames 97-105,

Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
CLG-4

-

169-170

Platf. At 123'-0" abl & antenna
yardarm,

New York Shipbuilding Corp.
Camden, N.J.
CLG-4

May 16, 1958

171-172

Platform on aft radar tower,

do.

Aug. 22, 1957

173

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