World War II
American Submarines
USS Argonaut (SM-1)(SS-166)
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

Book-064 $70.00 (Foreign: $100.00)(11"x17", soft cover book book of engineering drawings, 156 pages)
Sub of class: USS V-4, USS Argonaut, (SF-7)(SM-1)(APS-1).

List of Blueprints

Title

Ship Yard
& Vessel

Date

Page

Inboard profile & decks,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Wash. D.C.
V-4

 

Dec. 12, 1924

3-5

Body plan, outer hull,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

April 24, 1926

6

Lines and molded offsets, outer hull,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Wash. D.C.
V-4

June 30, 1924

7-9

Awnings, rails & stanchions, arrg=t.,
  Sheet #1,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

Nov. 23, 1926

10-12

do., details, Sheet #6,

do.

do.

13-14

Proposed arrg=t of running & anchor
   lights,

do.

Dec. 1925

15-16

Expansion of outer shell plating,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.
Wash. D.C.
V-4

Aug. 2, 1924

17-19

Outer shell plating,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

May 6, 1926

20-22

Bow & stern framing,

BuC&R
Navy Dept.

June 30, 1924

23-26

Stern framing,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard

April 8, 1926

27-28

Compartment & access,

do.

Dec. 12, 1924

29-30

Ventilation,

do.

do.

31-33

Drainage system,

do.

Aug. 2, 1924

34-36

Main ballast, flooding & venting,

do.

do.

37-39

Clearing lines,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

Aug. 25, 1926

40-41

Frame 16,

do.

Oct 5, 1925

42

do., 17,

do.

Oct 10, 1925

43

do,. 19,

do.

Oct. 31, 1925

44

do., 21,

do.

Oct. 29, 1925

45

do. 22,

do.

Oct. 22 1925

46

do. 23,

do.

Oct. 27 1925

47

do. 25,

do.

do.

48

do. 26,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

Oct. 23, 1925

49

do., 27,

do.

Oct, 23, 1925

50

do., 28,

do.

Oct. 24, 1925

51

do., 29,

do.

do.

52

do. 30,

do.

do.

53

do. 37 and bulkhead,

do.

Oct. 10, 1925

54

do. 40,

do.

June 20, 1925

55

do. 41,

do.

do.

56

do. 42,

do.

do.

57

do. 56 and bulkhead,

do.

June 6, 1925

58

do. 58 and bulkhead,

do.

do.

59

do. 59,

do.

June 4, 1925

60

do. 65,

do.

do.

61

do. 70,

do.

do.

62

do. 73,

do.

June 6, 1925

63

do., 74,

do.

June 11, 1925

64

do., 76 and bulkhead,

do.

Aug. 28, 1925

65

do., 81,

do.

April 7, 1925

66

do., 82,

do.

do.

67

do., 84,

do.

do.

68

do., 100,

do.

March 6, 1925

69

do., 102,

do.

March 3, 1925

70

do., 104,

do.

do.

71

do., 105,

do.

do.

72

do., 106,

do.

Feb. 25, 1925

73

do., 107 and bulkhead,

do.

March 30, 1925

74

do., 108,

do.

Feb. 20, 1925

75

do., 112,

do.

Feb. 24, 1940

76

do., 114,

do.

do.

77

do., 116,

do.

do.

78

do., 124,

do.

April, 1925

79

do., 130,

do.

April 7, 1925

80

do., 134,

do.

April 14, 1925

81

do., 144,

do.

April 25, 1925

82

do., 145,

do.

do.

83

do., 146,

do.

do.

84

do., 147,

do.

do.

86

do., 148,

do.

do.

86

do., 150,

do.

do.

87

do., 151,

do.

do.

88

do., 154 and bulkhead,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

May 26, 1925

89

do., 156,

do.

May 23, 1925

90

do., 157,

do.

do.

91

do., 158,

do.

do.

92

do., 159,

do.

do.

93

do., 160,

do.

do.

94

do., 164,

do.

June 10, 1925

95

do., 181,

do.

Nov. 22, 1925

96

do., 182,

do.

do.

97

do., 183,

do.

Nov. 9, 1925

98

do., 188,

do.

Nov. 10, 1925

99

do., 192,

do.

Nov. 11, 1925

100

do., 205 through 210,

do.

Jan. 28, 1926

101-103

Mine cable cutting device,

do.

July 10, 1928

104-105

Battery tank, arrg=t & details,

do.

April 27, 1925

106-107

Battery ventilation system, outboard
  exhause, arrg=t.,

do.

Jan. 26, 1926

108-109

Bilge keels,

do.

Nov. 24, 1924

110-111

Gangway, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Aug, 15, 1927

112-113

Access hatch, main engine room,

do.

Sept. 14, 1925

114

Stern diving & steering gear,

BuC&R

Aug. 2, 1924

115-117

After shaft strut, details,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

March 12, 1926

118

Rudder, details,

do.

Jan. 16, 1925

119

Guards, propeller,

do.

Dec. 31, 1926

120-121

Periscopes, gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Dec. 7, 1927

122-123

Conning tower fairwater & bridge,
  x-tions.,
sheet #2,

do.

Aug, 24m 1926

124-129

Conning tower fairwater & bridge,
   x-tions.,
sheet #3,

do.

Aug. 24, 1926

130-132

Receiving antenna, arrg=t.,

do.

March 6, 1927

133-134

Main & loop antennae, mast #1,

do.

Oct. 8, 1927

135

Boat & torpedo handling,

do.

Nov. 30, 1926

136

6" gun foundation, forward,

do.

Nov. 2, 1925

137-138

6" gun foundation, aft,

do.

Dec. 7, 1925

139-140

Mine hatch,

do.

July 28, 1925

141

Mine tubes & gear, launching mechanism,

do.

Dec. 18, 1926

142

Mine tubes & gear, outer doors,

do.

Oct. 14, 1926

143-144

Mine stowage & handling,

BuC&R

Aug. 2, 1924

145-147

Bow arrg=t, torpedo stowage & handling,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-4

June 30, 1924

148-150

Crews quarters & mess room, arrg=t.,

do.

Aug. 9, 1927

151-152

Berthing & lockers, for=d toirpedo room,
  arrg=t.,

do.

May 23, 1927

153-154

Officers qtrs., arrg=t.,

do.

April 27, 1927

155-156

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