World War II
American Destroyers
Gridley class
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-091 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover book of engineering drawings, 150 pages)
Ships of class: USS Gridley (DD-380), USS Craven (DD-382), USS McCall (DD-400) and USS Maury (DD-401).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date

Page

Outboard profile,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-380, 382, 400 & 401

Oct. 29, 1937

7-9

Foc=le decks & bridges,
  general arrangement,

do.

Aug. 11, 1936

10-12

Faired lines,

do.

Jan. 9, 1936

13-15

Body plan, forward,

do.

Nov. 4, 1937

16-17

Body plan, aft,

do.

do.

18

Stem & stern,

-

-

19

Stem,

do.

Jan. 31, 1935

20-21

Transverse sections, fwd, frames 21,
  30, 41, 64, 70 & 94,

do.

Dec. 30, 1937

22-23

Transverse sections, aft, frames 105,
  113, 121, 125, 136, 151, 179 &
  185,

do.

1937

24-25

Outside plating, stem to frame 107.

do.

Jan. 29, 1935

26-28

Outside plating, frame 107 to stern,

do.

May 22, 1935

29-31

Bow framing,

do.

Mar. 28, 1935

32-34

Framing, expansion diagram,

do.

Dec. 14, 1934

35-37

Rigging, arrangement,

do.

Dec. 23, 1936

38-40

Compartment testing diagram &
  periodic air testing fittings,

do.

Jan. 23, 1936

41-42

Forecastle deck plating,

do.

June 1, 1938

43-44

Main deck plating, stem to frame 68,

do.

Oct. 28, 1937

45-46

Main deck plating,
  Frame 68 to frame 135,

do.

Oct. 25, 1937

47-49

Main deck plating,
  Frame 135 to stern,

do.

Jan. 17, 1936

50-51

Superstructure deck plating,

do.

Nov. 18, 1937

52-53

After deck house top plating,

do.

Oct. 19, 1937

54

Main deck, 1st platform,
  general arrangement,

do.

June 16, 1936

55-57

Deck house tops, frames 68-78,
  93-106 & 116-123,

do.

Oct. 3, 1935

58-59

After deck house, lower side plating,

do.

Dec. 30, 1939

60-62

Forecastle deck house &
  superstructure deck framing,

do.

Oct. 14, 1935

63-65

Rail awning stanchions, arrangement,

do.

Feb. 26, 1936

66-68

Insulation & deck covering,
  above main deck,

do.

Jan. 14, 1936

69-70

Deck mats,

do.

April 9, 1936

71-73

Arrangement of deck drains,
  elev., sections,

do.

Feb. 9, 1936

74-75

Arrangement of deck drains,
  plan views,

do.

Mar. 23, 1936

76-78

Firemains, forward,
  forecastle deck & above,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-380 & 382

Jan. 25, 1935

79-80

Firemains, forward, main deck,

do.

do.

81-82

Firemains, aft, main deck & above,

do.

Mar. 12, 1938

83-84

Hinged platform on pilot house top,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-380, 382, 400 & 401

Oct. 25, 1937

85-86

Windshields & pilot house front,

do.

Jan. 30, 1936

87-89

Skeg,

do.

Dec. 31, 1935

90-91

Arrangement of motion picture outfit,

do.

Dec. 22, 1936

92

10" mushroom vent,

do.

Aug. 28, 1936

93

Slop chute & stowage,

do.

Oct. 31, 1935

94

Historical date plate,

do.

Sept. 13, 1935

95

Draft marks, boot topping,
  & ship=s names,

do.

Dec. 16, 1937

96

Chain locker & chain pipe details,

do.

Nov. 19, 1935

97-98

Anchor handling, arrangement,

do.

Nov. 13, 1937

99-100

Hawse pipe,

do.

May 17, 1935

101-102

Towing gear,

do.

July 31, 1937

103-104

Side ladder, arrangement,

do.

Oct. 10, 1937

105

Structure in way of shaft struts,

do.

May 24, 1935

106-107

Shaft struts,

do.

do.

108

Stern tubes,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-380 & 382

-

109-110

Propeller guards,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-400 & 401

Jan. 10, 1936

111-112

Rudder,

do.

Sept. 28, 1937

113-115

Boat handling, arrangement,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-380, 382, 400 & 401

-

116-118

Boat handling, sections & details,

do.

Aug. 25, 1936

119-120

Boat handling, davits,

do.

Mar. 31, 1937

121

Boat skids for forward boats,

do.

Oct. 25, 1937

122-123

Boat skid beams for aft boat &
  supports for torpedo handling
  tracks in way of general workshop,
  Port side only,

do.

do.

124-126

Boat skid beams for aft boat &
  supports for torpedo handling
  tracks in way of general workshop,
  starboard side only,

do.

Oct. 14, 1937

127-128

Boat & sounding booms,

do.

Sept. 1, 1936

129-130

Stowage of 10' punt & life rafts,

do.

Sept. 13, 1937

131-132

Ventilation in engine room, plan,
  arrangement of fans,

do.

Feb. 25, 1936

133-134

Ventilation in engine room,
  elevation & sections,

do.

Feb. 23, 1936

135-136

Blast shield on after deck house,

do.

Oct. 21, 1937

137

Gun crew shelter, frame 132-143,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-380 & 382

June 1, 1938

138-140

Gun foundations, forward, outline,

Bethlehem, S.B. Corp.
Quincy, Mass.
DD-380, 382, 400 & 401

Oct. 28, 1937

141-142

Gun foundations, aft, outline,

do.

do.

143-144

Torpedo handling, arrangement,

do.

Oct. 26, 1936

145-147

Torpedo handling, crane,

do.

Nov. 16, 1937

148-149

Stowage of torpedo truck,

do.

Sept. 13, 1937

150

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