the Cold War
American Task fleet Command Ship
USS Northampton (CC-1)
A Study in Blueprints

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-126 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 156 pages)
Ship of class: USS Northampton (CA-125)(CLC-1)(CC-1, April 15, 1961)

List of Blueprints

Title

Vessel &
Shipyard

Date of
Document

Page

Ship=s identification plan,

Bethlehem Steel Co.
Shipbuilding Div.
Quincy Yard
Quincy, Mass.
Task Fleet Command Ship (CLC-1)

Apr. 15, 1951

7-8

Outboard profile,

do.

-

9-10

Main deck,

do.

-

11-12

01 level,

do.

-

13

02 & 03 levels,

do.

-

14-15

04 through 08 levels,

do.

-

16-18

Inboard profile,

do.

-

19-21

03 through 08 levels, gen., arrg=t.,

do.

May 3, 1953

22-25

01 & 02 levels, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Nov. 10, 1953

26-31

Main deck, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Apr. 2, 1953

32-37

2nd deck, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Nov. 12, 1953

38-42

3rd deck, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Oct. 26, 1953

43-48

4th deck, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

May 20, 1953

49-53

1st platform deck, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

May 17, 1950

54-59

2nd platform deck, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Feb. 8, 1950

60-64

Hold, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Apr. 2, 1953

65-69

Sections, forward, frames 6, 32, 41, 54 & 77,

do.

Dec. 18, 1950

70-71

Sections, aft, frames 112, 132, 198, 163 2 & 164 2 ,

do.

1951

72-73

Outline of stem,

do.

Feb. 7, 1950

74

Midship section & camber curve for main deck,

do.

do.

75

Faired lines,

do.

Jan. 18, 1950

76-81

Body, forward,

do.

Apr. 29, 1953

82-83

Body, aft,

do.

May 26, 1953

84-86

Outside plating, stem to frame 65,

do.

Oct. 30, 1953

87-90

Outside plating, frame 65 to 115,

do.

Nov. 12, 1953

91-93

Outside plating, frame 115 to stern,

do.

Nov. 9, 1953

94-96

Bow framing,

do.

Nov. 20, 1953

97-100

Stern framing & floors, frame 161 aft,

do.

Sept. 8, 1953

101-103

Docking plan,

do.

Dec. 12, 1950

104-106

02 level plating, forward,

do.

Apr. 15, 1953

107-108

03 level plating, forward,

do.

Nov. 16, 1953

109-110

04 level plating, forward,

do.

Oct. 2, 1953

111-113

05 level plating, forward,

do.

Aug. 11, 1953

114-116

02 level plating, aft,

do.

Nov. 27, 1953

117-118

03 & 04 plating, aft,

do.

Mar. 23, 1953

119-121

Deck house sides, main deck to 01 level, frame 37 to 97 2.,

do.

1953

122-124

Deck house sides, main deck to 01 level, frame 97 2 to 124,

do.

Oct. 15, 1953

125-127

Deck house sides, main deck to 03 level, frame 77 2 to 97 & misc.,

do.

Apr. 3, 1953

128-129

Deck house sides, 03 to 05 level, fwd.,

do.

Apr. 29, 1953

130-131

Deck house sides, on 04 level & 05 level plating, aft,

do.

Oct. 9, 1953

132-133

Shell doublers in way of shaft struts,

do.

Nov. 6, 1953

134-136

Inboard shaft struts,

do.

Oct. 30, 1953

137-139

Outboard shaft struts,

do.

Nov. 5, 1953

140-142

Stem & paravane handling tubes,

do.

Dec. 2, 1953

143-145

Recess & supports for stern lights,

do.

Nov. 19, 1953

146-147

Foundation for AN/UPA-22 antenna & misc., whip antennae,

do.

1953

148-150

Foundation for misc., antennae for electronics,

do.

Oct. 13, 1953

151-154

Bulward on 02 level, frame 109 2 to 113 2 & foundation for 6pdr. saluting gun, 01 level,

do.

Sept. 14, 1951

155-156

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