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

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-075 $60.00 (Foreign; $90.00)(11"x17" soft cover book of engineering drawings, 130 pages)
Ships of class: USS Providence (CL-82)(CLG-6), USS Springfield (CL-66)(CLG-7) and USS Topeka (CL-67)(CLG-8).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard &
Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Outboard profile,

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

Oct. 31, 1958

11-12

Inboard profile,

do.

May 31, 1957

13-14

Main deck,

do.

Oct. 1, 1958

15-18

Modifications of main deck plating,
fwd of frame 86,

Boston Navy Yard
Boston, Mass.
CLG-7

Nov. 12, 1957

19-21

Modifications of main deck plating,
frames 86-136,

do.

Sept. 25, 1959

22-25

Main deck house sides, frames 33-71,

do.

Oct. 21, 1959

26-27

Main deck house sides & bhds.
Frame 79 to 91,

do.

Oct. 8, 1958

28-29

Modification of wood planking,
main deck,

do.

Dec. 4, 1957

30-31

Bulkheads in missile room,
frame 91-123, main deck,

do.

Oct. 23, 1957

32-34

Sides of missile room, frames 91-123,

do.

Oct. 1, 1957

35-37

01 level, plating frames 33-79,

do.

Nov. 2, 1958

38-40

01 level, deck plating frames 79-91,

do.

Oct. 8, 1959

41-42

01 level, house sides & bhds,
frames 72 to 79,

do.

Nov. 19, 1959

43-44

01 level, deck house sides & bhds,
frames 82-91,

do.

Feb. 10, 1958

45-46

02 level, deck plarting, frames 79-91,

do.

Feb. 6, 1958

47-48

02 level, house sides & bhds.,
frames 72-79,

do.

Dec. 8, 1959

49-50

02 level, house sides & bhds.,
frames 82 to 91 p/s,

do.

Oct. 8, 1959

51-53

02 level, deck house sides & top,
frames 103-110,

do.

June 11, 1957

54-55

02 level, deck house top,
frames 110-116,

do.

Sept. 25, 1957

56-57

03 level plating, frames 40-79,

do.

Dec. 4, 1959

58-59

03 level, deck plating, frames 79-91,

do.

Oct. 1, 1959

60

03 level, deck house sides,
frames 42-68,

do.

Dec. 4, 1959

81-62

03 level deck house sides & bhds,
frames 81-91,

do.

Oct. 8, 1959

63-64

03 level, deck house bhds.,
frames 42-68,

do.

1958

65-66

04 level, deck plating, frames 42-70,

do.

Nov. 22, 1958

67-68

04 level, plating, frames 81-91,

do.

Oct. 8, 1959

69-70

04 level, bulkwark, frames 42-70,

do.

Dec. 4, 1959

71-72

04 level, house sides & bhds,
frames 56 to 70,

do.

Jan. 6, 1960

73-74

05 level, deck plating & beams frames
53 2 to 69,

do.

Dec. 8, 1959

75-76

Fdns., surface battery fire control sta.
04 level,

do.

1958

77-78

30# bal arm hatch 36x72 6" fwd. frame 131, main deck, p/s, w/q aes &
canopy, arrg=t.,

do.

Oct. 8, 1959

79-80

Compartment testing diagram, first
platform-third deck-second deck,

do.

Jan. 8, 1959

81-82

Compartment & access, 01 level,

do.

Dec. 10, 1959

83-84

Compartment & access, bridges,

do.

Oct. 15, 1959

85-86

After stack service platform & ladder,

do.

Mar. 17, 1958

87-88

Wire ways, 01 level,

do.

May 8, 1958

89-90

Wire ways, 02 level,

do.

Feb. 26, 1959

91-92

Wire ways, 03 level,

do.

May 26, 1958

93-94

Power system, main deck-forward,

do.

-

95-96

Power system, 01 level,

do.

-

97-98

Foremast quadripod, arr=g=t., & dets.,

do.

April 25, 1958

99-101

Foremast quadripod yard arm &
outriger, details,

do.

Nov. 3, 1959

102-105

Foremast quadrupod, an/sps & ecm
platform,

do.

Nov. 3, 1959

106-108

Waveguides on foremast, arr=g=t.,
& details,

do.

-

109-111

Wireways & waveguide on mainmast,

do.

Oct. 29, 1959

112-113

Mizzen mast quadropod for radar &
radio ants. arr. & details,

do.

Oct. 28, 1959

114-116

Wireways on mizzen mast,

do.

-

117-118

Quadrupod masts, details,

do.

Feb. 12, 1959

119-120

Boresight mast, arr=g=t., & details,

do.

Dec. 23, 1959

121-122

Boresight mast, details, sheet #1,

do.

Oct. 30, 1959

123-125

Boresight mast, details, sheet #2,

do.

April 16, 1959

126-127

Boresight mast, stowage enclosure,
arr=g=t., & dets.,

do.

Oct. 30, 1959

128-129

Radio & radar antennas, sections,

do.

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130

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