World War II, Korean War
Viet Nam and the Cold War
American Submarines
Gato  (SS-212) class
A Study in Blueprints
Volume I

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-132 $85.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 161 pages)
Subs of class: USS Gato (SS-212), USS Greenling (SS-213), USS Grouper (SS-214)(SSK-214)(AGSS-214), USS Growler (SS-215), USS Grunion (SS-216), USS Guardfish (SS-217), USS Albacore (SS-218), USS Amberjack (SS-219), USS Barb (SS-220), Enrico Tazzoll (S-511), USS Blackfish (SS-221), USS Bluefish (SS-222), USS Bonefish (SS-223), USS Cod (SS-224)(AGSSB224)IXSS-224), USS Cero (SS-225)(AGSS-225), USS Corvina (SS-226), USS Darter (SS-227), USS Drum (SS-228)(AGSS-228), USS Flying Fish (SS-229)(AGSS-229), USS Finback (SS-230), USS Haddock (SS-231), USS Halibut (SS-232), USS Herring (SS-233), USS Kingfish (SS-234), USS Shad (SS-235), USS Silversides (SS-236)(AGSS-236), USS Trigger (SS-237), USS Wahoo (SS-238), USS Whale (SS-239), USS Angler (SS-240)(SSK-240)(AGSS-240)(IXSS-240), USS Bashaw (SS-241)(SSK-241)(AGSS-241), USS Bluegill (SS-242)(SSK-242)(AGSS-242), USS Bream (SS-243)(SSK-243)(AGSS-243), USS Cavalla (SS-244)(SSK-244)(AGSS-244), USS Cobia (SS-245)(AGSS-245), USS Croaker (SS-246)(SSK-246)(AGSS-246)(IXSS-246), USS Dace (SS-247), Leonardo da Vinci (S-510), USS Dorado (SS-248), USS Flasher (SS-249), USS Flier (SS-250), USS Flounder (SS-251), USS Gabilan (SS-252), USS Gunnel (SS-253), USS Gurnard (SS-254), USS Haddo (SS-255), USS Hake (SS-256)(AGSS-256), USS Harder (SS-257), USS Hoe (SS-258), USS Jack (SS-259), HHMS Amfitriti (S-09), USS Lapon (SS-260), HHMS Poseidon (S-78), USS Mingo (SS-261), HIJMS Kuroshio (SS-501), USS Muskallunge (SS-262), Humaita (S-14), USS Paddle (SS-263), Riachuelo (S-15), USS Pargo (SS-264), USS Peto (SS-265), USS Pogy (SS-266), USS Pompon (SS-267)(SSR-267), USS Puffer (SS-268), USS Rasher (SS-269)(SSR-269)
(AGSS-269)(IXSS-269), USS Raton (SS-270)(SSR-270)(AGSS-270), USS Ray (SS-271), USS Redfin (SS-272)(SSR-272)(AGSS- 72), USS Robalo (SS-273), USS Rock (SS-274)(SSR-274)(AGSS-274), USS Runner (SS-275), USS Sawfish (SS-276), USS Scamp (SS-277), USS Scorpion (SS-278), USS Snook(SS-279), USS Steelhead (SS-280), USS Sunfish (SS-281), USS Tunny (SS-282)(SSG-282)(APSS-282)(LPSS-282), USS Tinosa (SS-283), USS Tullibee (SS-284), USS Golet (SS-361), USS Guavina (SS-362)(SSO-362)(AGSS-362)(AOSS-362), USS Guitarro (SS-363), TCG Prevese (S-22)(S-340), USS Hammerhead (SS-364), TCG Cerbe (S-03), (S-341).

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Historical data plate,

Electric Boat Co.
SS-212 & 213

Sept. 7, 1944

47-48

Ships name - letters & figures,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 264

do.

49-50

Draft marks,

do.

do.

51

Ship=s bell,

do.

do.

52

Displacement & other curves,

do.

Sept. 21, 1944

53-54

Booklet of General Plans: main deck, outboard profile, platform deck, hold, inboard profile & sections,

do.
SS-212

Nov. 27, 1944

55-58

Booklet of General plans: main deck, outboard profile, platform deck, hold, inboard profile,

do.
SS-213

Dec. 31, 1943

59-60

do.

do.
SS-214

Feb. 7, 1943

61-62

do.

SS-217

Nov. 23, 1942

63-64

do.

SS-251

Aug. 4, 1945

65-66

Outboard fittings, general arrg=t.,

do.
SS-212 & 213

Jan. 19, 1944

67-69

do.

do.
SS-214 to 221
SS-253 & 254

Sept. 9, 1941

70-72

do.

do.
SS-258

Dec. 5, 1942

73-75

Compartment & access,

do.
SS-248

Oct. 27, 1943

76-78

Docking plan,

do.
SS-215

May 11, 1942

79-81

do.

do.
SS-260

May 16, 1943

82-84

Lines & molded offsets,

do.
SS-212 to 217
SS-249 to 264

June 5, 1940

85-88

Body plan, outer shell,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 264

June 10, 1940

89-91

Outer shell expansion, fwd.,

do.
SS-212 to 219

July 2, 1940

92-93

Outer shell expansion, aft,

do.

do.

94-96

Main ballast tanks, flooding holes,

do.
SS-222 to 227
SS-240 to 264

Feb. 16, 1942

97-98

Inner shell expansion,

do.
SS-212 to 222

Aug. 18, 1944

99-101

Framing plan,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 252

Aug. 2, 1944

102-104

Bow framing, elevation & flats, frames B to 13 inclusive,

do.
SS-212 to 217

Mar. 20, 1943

105-106

Frame 13 to 6 inclusive,

do.
SS-212 to 221
SS-253 to 258

do.

107

Bow framing, sections frame 7 to 13,

do.
SS-212 to 217

do.

108-109

Frames 13 to 16,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 264

Aug. 2, 1944

110-111

Frames 17 to 21

do.

do.

112

Frames 22 to 25,

do.

do.

113

Frames 29 to 31,

do.
SS-212 to 221
SS-253 to 260

do.

114

Frames 32 to 34,

do.

do.

115-116

Frames 36 to 38,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 264

do.

117

Frames 39 to 41

do.

do.

118

Frames 42 to 44,

do.

do.

119

Frames 45 to 47,

do.

do.

120-121

Frames 48, 49 & 51,

do.

do.

122-123

Frames 50, 52 & 53,

do.

do.

124-125

Frames 54 to 56,

do.

do.

126-127

Frames 57 to 59,

do.

do.

128

Frames 60, 61 & 63,

do.

do.

129

Frames 62, 64 & 69,

do.

do.

130

Frames 65 to 68,

do.

do.

131-132

Frames 70 to 73

do.

do.

133-134

Frames 74 to 76,

do.

do.

135

Frames 77 to 79,

do.

do.

136

Frames 80 to 82

do.

do.

137-138

Frames 83 to 85

do.

do.

139-140

Frames 86 to 88,

do.

do.

141-142

do.

do.
SS-253 to 264

Aug. 5, 1944

143-144

Frames 89 to 91,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 252

Aug. 2, 1944

145-146

Frames 92 to 94,

do.

Aug. 5, 1944

147

Frames 95 to 98,

do.

do.

148-149

Frames 99 to 102,

do.

do.

150-151

Frames 103 to 106,

do.

do.

152-153

Frames 109 to 112,

do.
SS-212 to 221
SS-253-260

July 11, 1944

154

Frames 113 to 116,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS240 to 264

Aug. 5, 1944

155

Frames 117 to 120,

do.

do.

156

Frames 121 to 124,

do.

do.

157

Frames 125 to 130,

do.

do.

168-159

Stern framing,

do.
SS-212 to 221
SS-253 to 256

July 16, 1944

160-161

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