SS Manhattan
100,000 ton tanker
A study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-095 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover book of engineering plans, 142 pages).

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel &
Shipyard

Date of
Document

Page

Draft, freeboard, paint lines & name & hailing port,

SS Manhattan
Bethlehem Steel Co.
Shipbuilding Div.
Quincy Yards
Quincy, Mass.

May 19, 1960

3-4

Staples for painter=s stages on shell,

do.

Feb. 28, 1960

5-6

General arrg=t., & profile,

do.

Jan. 14, 1960

7-21

Profile & section, midship,

do.

Aug. 22, 1960

22

Profile & sections, aft,

do.

do.

23-24

Captain=s bridge, navigation bridge & navigation bridge top,

do.

do.

25-26

Bridge deck & upper bridge deck,

do.

-

27

Boat deck,

do.

Aug. 22, 1960

28

Poop deck,

do.

do.

29

Upper deck,

do.

do.

30

Bow framing below upper deck, sheet #1.

do.

Jan. 26, 1959

31-33

Bow framing, sheet #2,

do.

do.

34-36

Stern framing, sheet #1,

do.

May 1, 1959

37-39

Stern framing, sheet #2,

do.

do.

40-42

Trans web frames 74-112 in wing tanks & trans web frames 68-108 & 112-124 in center tanks,

do.

Mar. 25, 1958

43-45

Trans web frames wing tanks 70, 71 & 72,

do.

do.

46-47

Trans web frames 66, 67 & 68 & aft pump room bhd frame 67,

do.

Apr. 24, 1958

48-49

Trans web frames wing tanks 114, 115 & 116,

do.

Apr. 15, 1958

50-51

Trans web frames 118-120 in wing tanks,

do.

do.

52-53

Trans web frames wing tanks 122-124,

do.

Apr. 14, 1958

54-55

Trans web frames 132, 135 & 138,

do.

Jan. 26 1959

56-58

Trans web frames 144, 147, 150 & 153,

do.

Apr. 30, 1959

59-61

House & bhds on boat deck,

do.

Jan. 29, 1960

62-64

Capacity plan,

do.

Dec. 29, 1961

65-67

Docking plan,

do.

Mar. 24, 1961

68-69

Tank testing diagram,

do.

Sept. 18, 1959

70

Shell expansion, fwd of frame 125,

do.

Mar. 17, 1959

71

Shell expansion, frames 93-125

do.

Feb. 3, 1958

72-73

Shell expansion, frames 64-93,

do.

do.

74-76

Shell expansion, aft frame 64,

do.

Feb. 27, 1958

77-78

Arrangement of deck fittings & foundations,

do.

Oct. 24, 1959

79-82

Rudder,

do.

Mar. 3, 1958

83-85

Rudder & propeller lifting pads,

do.

Nov. 16, 1959

86

Shaft struts,

do.

Jan. 3, 1957

97-89

Corrasion protective plates,

do.

Feb. 3, 1960

80-91

Skeg,

do.

Feb. 14, 1958

92-93

Fore & aft walkway,

do.

Dec. 1, 1959

94-96

Miscellaneous platforms above upper deck,

do.

Jan. 23, 1960

97-99

Metal joiner stairway, arrg=t., & trim,

do.

Sept. 11, 1961

100-102

Anchor handling, arrg=t.,

do.

Sept. 2, 1959

103-105

Hawse pipe details,

do.

Aug. 14,1959

106-107

Hand rails & stanchions, arrg=t., & details,

do.

Nov. 25, 1959

108-111

Permanent awning over boat deck, aft,

do.

Mar. 8, 1960

112

Arrangement & list of ladders,

do.

July 14, 1959

113-116

Accommodation ladder & gangway handling, gangway stowage, arrg=t & details,

do.

Mar. 8, 1960

117-118

Lifeboat stowage & details,

do.

Mar. 14, 1960

119-121

Rigging details,

do.

Dec. 8, 1959

122-124

Rigging arrangement,

do.

do.

125-127

Foremast & fittings,

do.

Mar. 31, 1959

128-129

Midship king post, mast & booms (vendors plan),

do.

Apr. 13, 1959

130-131

Midship king post, booms & fittings,

do.

Mar. 24, 1959

132-134

Radar mast & fittings,

do.

Apr. 13, 1959

135-136

Ventilation, machinery spaces, section,

do.

Nov. 6, 1959

137-140

Ventilation, machinery spaces, elevation,

do.

Nov. 10, 1959

141-142

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