World War II
American Cruisers
Oregon City (CA-122) class
A Study in Blueprints

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-122 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 170 pages)
Ships of class: USS Oregon City (CA-122), USS Albany (CA-123)(CG-10), USS Rochester (CA-124), USS Northampton (CA-125)(CLC-1), USS Cambridge (CA-126), USS Bridgeport (CA-127), USS Kansas City (CA-128), USS Tulsa (CA-129), USS Norfolk (CA-137) and USS Scranton (CA-138).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Scale

Page

Inboard profile,

Bethlehem Steel Co.
Shipbuilding Division
Quincy Yard
Quincy, Mass.
Hull Department
USS Rochester (CA-124)

Oct. 29, 1946 and corrected to Aug. 29, 1958 by the Mare Island Naval Shipyard

1/32"

9-10

Outboard profile,

do.

 

do.

11-12

Main & 2nd decks,

do.

 

do.

13-14

1st & 2nd levels & bridges,

do.

 

do.

15-16

3rd deck & 1st platform,

do.

 

do.

17-18

2nd platform & hold,

do.

 

do.

19-20

Inner bottom,

do.

 

do.

21

Sections, frames 6, 30, 46, 78 & 87,

do.

 

1/8"

22-23

Sections, frames 112, 130, 158 & 162,

do.

 

do.

24-25

 

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Outboard profile,

Bethlehem Steel Co.
Shipbuilding Division
Quincy Yard
Quincy, Mass.
Hull Department
Oregon City (CA-122)

May 17, 1948

26-28

Inboard & outboard profile,

do.

April 30, 1946

29

Bridges, 1st & 2nd levels, main deck,

do.

do.

30

Faired lines,

do.

Mar. 30, 1943

31-35

Body plan, forward,

do.

Sept. 13, 1944

36-37

Body plan, aft,

do.

Oct. 8, 1944

38-39

Sections, frames 6, 30, 46, 78 & 87,

do.

April 30, 1946

40-41

Sections, forward, frames 6, 13, 22, 30, 46, 59 & 71,

do.

Feb. 18, 1946

42-43

Sections, aft, frames 112, 117, 130, 138, 146, 158 & 162,

do.

Jan. 21, 1946

44-46

Midship sections, frames 78 & 87,

do.

Feb. 18, 1946

47

Outline of stem,

do.

-

48

Outline of stern,

do.

-

49

Bow plating,

do.

Dec. 14, 1943

50-52

Docking plan,

do.

Oct. 11, 1945

53-57

Outside plating, stem to frame 65,

do.

Jan. 8, 1946

58-60

Outside plating, frame 65 to 115,

do.

Apr. 26, 1945

61-63

Outside plating, frame 115 to stern,

do.

Dec. 12, 1942

64-66

1st & 2nd levels,

do.

Mar. 22, 1946

67-70

Main deck,

do.

-

71-75

2nd deck,

do.

Mar. 25, 1946

76-80

3rd deck,

do.

do.

81-85

1st platform,

do.

May 25, 1946

86-90

2nd platform,

do.

June 5, 1946

91-95

Hold,

do.

Oct. 9, 1945

96-100

Main deck plating, stem to frame 65,

do.

Oct. 26, 1945

101-103

Main deck plating, frame 65 to 115,

do.

May 22, 1946

104-106

Main deck plating, frame 115 to stern,

do.

May 13, 1948

107-109

1st superstructure deck plating, frame 95-114,

do.

Feb. 21, 1946

110-111

1st level, 1st superstructure deck, plating,

 

 

Nov. 27, 1945

112-114

2nd level, superstructure deck, plating,

do.

Apr. 11, 1946

115-116

2nd level, superstructure deck plating & shields, frame 95-116,

do.

June 30, 1946

117-118

Foundations for airplane crane, machinery, op. gear, storage tank & fleeting sheave, sheet #2,

do.

Sept. 8, 1942

119-121

Foundation for smoke screen generators,

do.

Jan. 7, 1945

122-123

Foundation for windless & power plant, sheet #2,

do.

Mar. 19, 1945

124-126

Shell doublers in way of shaft struts,

do.

Nov. 18, 1942

127-128

Arrg=t., of propulsion turbines, reduction gear & main condenser,

do.

-

129

S.T.S. foundation for forward main & secondary battery directors,

do.

Jan. 4, 1946

130-131

Foundations & shields for 20/mm guns forward of frame 90,

do.

May 7, 1945

132-133

Foundations & shields for 20/mm guns aft frame 90,

do.

June 26, 1946

134-136

Foundations & shields for 40-/mm gun & directors, frame 10 to 24 on main deck,

do.

Jan. 21, 1946

137-138

Foundations & shields for 40/mm guns, frame 49 through 54, & directiors frame 55 through 57 on main deck,

do.

Mar. 16, 1944

139-140

Foundations & shields for 40/mm guns, main deck, frames 75-79 1/2,

do.

Nov. 23, 1945

141-143

Foundations & shields for 40/mm guns, frame 86-90, p&s,

do.

May 7, 1946

144-146

Foundations, shields and wiring tubes for 40/mm directors, frame 89-97, above main deck,

do.

Jan. 14, 1946

147-149

Foundations & shields for 40/mm guns, frame 97-101 1/2,

do.

Feb. 22, 1944

150-152

Foundations & shields for 40/mm guns, frame 112-117, on main deck,

do.

Nov. 9, 1945

153-154

Foundations & shields for 40/mm twin mounts & directors on main deck, frame 161,

do.

1945

155-157

5" foundation & handling, mounts 1, 2 & 3,

do.

Sept. 18, 1945

158-160

5" foundation & handling rooms, mounts 5 & 6,

do.

Mar. 17, 1946

161-164

Foundation for turret No. 1,

do.

Feb. 13, 1945

165-166

Foundation for turret No. 2,

do.

Sept. 13, 1945

167-168

Foundation for turret No. 3,

do.

do.

169-170

Back to Books

HOME