World War II
American Destroyers
Mahan class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-090 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover book of engineering drawings, 167 pages)
    Ships of class: USS Mahan (DD-364), USS Cummings (DD-365), USS Drayton (DD-366), USS Lamson (DD-367), USS Flusser (DD-368), USS Reid (DD-369), USS Case (DD-370), USS Conyngham (DD-371), USS Cassin (DD 372), USS Shaw (DD-373), USS Tucker (DD-374), USS Downes (DD-375), USS Cushing (DD-376), USS Perkins (DD-377), USS Smith (DD-378) and USS Preston (DD-379).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date

Page

Inboard profile,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

-

15-17

Outboard profile,

do.

-

18-20

Faired lines from loft offsets,

do.

-

21-23

Body plan, forward,

do.

-

24-25

Body plan, aft,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

Jan. 15, 1934

26

Stern & bow framing,

do.

-

27-29

Outside plating, stern to frame 48,

do.

March 9, 1934

30-31

Outside plating, fr. 48 to fr. 135,

do.

1933

32-34

Outside plating, fr. 135 to stern,

do.

Feb. 20, 1934

35-36

Shell plating & framing plan,

do.

-

37-39

Plating expansion diagram,

do.

-

40-42

Superstructure & nav. bridge dk.
  house, nav bridge & top of pilot
  house,

do.

Feb. 7, 1935

43-46

Upper after deck house & deck over,

do.

-

47-49

After deck house, lower,

do.

Oct. 25, 1934

50-52

Forecastle deck plating,

do.

-

53-55

Main deck plating, stern to fr. 48,

do.

-

56-57

Main deck plating, fr. 48 to fr. 135,

do.

-

59-61

Main deck plating, fr. 135 to stern,

do.

-

62-64

Nav. bridge, pilot house, top of pilot
  house & emer. cabin, gen. arrg=t.,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

-

65-66

Main & forecastle dks & bridges,
  comp & access & deck supports,

do.

-

67-69

Gen. arrg=t., main & forecastle dks &
  bridges,

do.

-

70-72

Insulation & deck covering,
  main deck & above,

do.

Jan. 16, 1935

73-75

Pluming & deck drains, plan views,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

April 25, 1935

76-78

Pluming & deck drains, elevations,

do.

-

79-80

Folding platform at wings of pilot
  house top,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

 

 

81

Structure in way of shaft struts,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

-

82-84

Shaft struts,

do.

-

85-86

Riggins & antennae, gen. arrg=t.,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

Feb. 18, 1935

87-90

Rail & awning stanchions,
  gen. arrg=t.,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

-

91-93

Compartment testing diagram,

do.

June 25, 1934

94-95

Slop chute & stowage,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

Mar. 12, 1934

96

Galley smoke pipe, arrg=t. & details,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

Mar. 12, 1935

97-99

Windless & windless rm., gen. arrg=t.,

do.

-

100-101

Chain locker, details,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

-

102-103

Anchor handling, arrg=t.,

do.

Aug. 24, 1934

104-105

Towing gear,

do.

May 3, 1934

106

Rudder,

do.

April 6, 1934

107-108

Skeg,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

-

109-111

Pilot house windows,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

-

112-113

Vertical ladders above main deck,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

-

114-116

Sounding boom,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

-

117-118

Historical date plate,

do.

July 31, 1935

119

Draft marks, ships name & boot
  topping,

do.

Feb. 1, 1935

120-121

David head, pivoted block type,

do.

-

122-123

Boat handling, arrg=t.,

do.

Nov. 5, 1934

124-125

Boat handling, booms & skid beams,

do.

Nov. 11, 1934

126-128

Boat boom,

do.

Oct. 15, 1934

129-131

Derrick at aft. deck house for
  handling boat boom,

do.

June 3, 1936

132

Engine room ventilation,

do.

Feb. 12, 1934

133-134

Arrg=t. of machinery, sections,

do.

Nov. 14, 1935

135-137

Arrg=t. of machinery, elevations,

do.

do.

138-139

Arrg=t. of machinery, plan views,

do.

do.

140-141

Arrg=t. of machinery, sections,
  thru boiler room,

Navy Dept.
BuEng
DD364-379

June 19, 1933

142

Arrg=t. of machinery, sections,=
  thru engine room,

do.

do.

143

Arrg=t. of machinery,
  plan & elevation,

do.

do.

144-145

Arrg=t. of upper level fire room
  grating supports,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

Aug. 27, 1935

146-147

do.

do.

Aug. 6, 1935

148-149

Gen. arrg=t. of steering gear,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

-

150-152

Arrg=t. of piping for depth charge
  release gear,

do.

Nov. 11, 1935

153-155

Gun blast shields,

do.

Dec. 21, 1934

156-157

Gun foundations outline,

do.

-

158-161

Torpedo handling, arrg=t.,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

-

162-163

Torpedo tube foundations,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD364-365

Sept. 11, 1934

164-165

Arrg=t., of crews qtrs.,
  1st platform, aft,

United Dry Docks, Inc.
Gibbs & Cox, NYNY
DD370-379

-

166-167

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