World War II
American Submarines
V-5 and V-7 classes
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

Book-063 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover book book of engineering drawings, 75 pages)
Subs of class:  USS V-5, USS Narwhal (SF-8)(SS-167); USS V-6, USS Nautilus (SF-9)(SS-168) and USS V-7, USS Dolphin (SF-10)(SS-169).

List of Blueprints

Title

Ship Yard
& Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Awnings, rails & stanchions, arrg't.,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Nov. 22, 1928

9-11

Compartment & access,

do.

Nov. 12, 1927

12-15

Salvage system,

do.

Sept. 23, 1927

16-18

Main ballast tank flood valves,
  gen arrg't.,

do.

Aug. 14, 1928

19-20

Battery handling gear, forward,

do.

Nov. 21, 1928

21-22

Outer shell, expansion, forward,

do.

-

23-25

do., aft,

do.

Aug. 28, 1931

26-28

Stanchions for clothes lines,
  arrg't & details,

do.

Sept. 23, 1930

29

Clearing lines & "A" frame,
  arrg't & details,

do.

Sept 1, 1928

30-33

Mine cable cutting device, arrg't.,

do.

July 27, 1929

34-35

Main deck, wood,

Mare Island
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Nov. 24, 1941

36-38

Wood deck, details,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Aug. 5, 1929

39-41

Bow diving plane, details,

do.

Jan. 10, 1929

42

Steering gear, rudder, rudder stock
  & pintle, details,

do.

March 7, 1927

43

Stern diving plane, details,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Narwhal

Jan. 15, 1936

44

Hatch covers, torpedo hatch, forward,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Jan. 9, 1930

45

do., gun access, fore & aft,

do.

do.

46-47

do., main engine room,

do.

Jan. 9, 1929

48-49

do., forward access,

do.

April 9, 1929

50

do., conning tower, lower hatch,

do.

Feb. 9, 1929

51-52

do., after torpedo room,

do.

March 11, 1929

53-54

do., forward access truck,

do.

Jan. 30, 1929

55

ladders & grabs, arrg't., Sheet 1,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Nautilus

1930

56-58

do., Sheet 2,

do.

do.

59-60

do., Sheet 3,

do.

do.

61-63

do., Sheet 4,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

1929

64-65

Ships name, letters & figures,

do.

July 28, 1928

66

Draft marks,

do.

Nov. 24, 1928

67

Ships bell & bracket,

do.

July 11, 1928

68

Nos. 1, 2 & 3 periscopes, gen arrg't.,

do.

Oct. 24, 1929

69-70

No. 2 & 3, do.,

Mare Island
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Sept. 27, 191

71-72

Extension to fairwater for 40' periscopes,

do.

Sept. 20, 1940

73-75

No. 2 periscope, fixed fairwater,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Nautilus

1928

76-77

No. 3 periscope, do.,

do.

1930

78-79

Conning tower & forward access
  trunk, shutters & gratings, wood,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Oct. 22, 1929

80

Voice tube system & T.B.T.
  foundation on bridge, arrg't & details,

Mare Island
Navy Yard
Nautilus

March 13, 1942

81-82

Vertical antenna mast, arrg't.,

do.

Jan. 14, 1941

83-84

Radio antenna system, entering tube,
  arrg=t.,

do.

April 30, 1941

85

Boat stowage, chocks & grips,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Oct 16, 1930

86-87

Portable cover for boat stowage,

Mare Island
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Oct. 4, 1941

88-89

Firing clearance for 6" guns,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Aug. 8, 1937

90-91

Muzzle supports, 6" gun,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Aug. 8, 1937

92-93

6" gun foundation, forward,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Nautilus

1928

94-95

6" gun foundation, aft.,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Nautilus

1928

96-97

Torpedo handling,
  general arrg't, forward,

Mare Island
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Nov. 17, 1942

98-100

Torpedo loading hatch
  casting, forward,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Oct 20, 1927

101-102

Torpedo handling & stowage,
  arrg't, forward,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Aug. 15, 1928

103-104

Torpedo crane,arrg't.,

do.

Jan. 26, 1928

105

Torpedo handling & stowage,
  deck skid, forward,

do.

Sept. 3, 1929

106-107

Torpedo handling from forward
  stowage tubes,

do.

March 30, 1929

108-110

Aft torpedo loading hatch &
  escape trunk, arrg't.,

do.

Jan. 24, 1930

111-112

Torpedo handling & stowage, aft, arrg't.,

do.

April 1, 1929

113-114

do., deck skid, arrg't.,

do.

April 4, 1929

115-116

Torpedo & mine handling & arrg't, aft,

Mare Island
Navy Yard
Nautilus

Jan. 2, 1942

117-118

After torpedo loading hatch &
  escape truck,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Jan. 24, 1930

119-120

C.P.O. quarters & crews mess, arrg't.,

do.

Dec. 5, 1928

121-122

Furniture, ships office, arrg't.,

Portsmouth
Navy Yard
V-5

Nov. 18, 1928

123

 

Title

Vessel &
Shipyard

Date of
Document

Page

Awnings, rails & stanchions,
  general arrg=t.,

USS Dolphin (SS-169)
Navy Yard,
Portsmouth,
New Jersey

Feb. 2, 1932

124-126

Awings, rails & stanchions,
  detail of awnings,

do.

Mar. 7, 1932

127

>A= frame & signal bridge,
 
arrg=t & details,

do.

Oct. 30, 1931

128-129

Clearing lines, arrg=t & details,

do.

Sept. 22, 1931

130-132

Liquidometer, arrg=t, diagrammatic
 
arrg=t, sections, Sheet 1,

do.

Feb. 21, 1931

133-134

do., Sheet 2,

do.

Mar. 5, 1931

135-136

Hatch davit, portable, arrg=t,
  details & installation,

do.

May 8, 1932

137

Windless & capstain, general
  arrg
=t.,

do.

Aug. 11, 1931

138-139

Stern capstain head, shafting &
  bearings, details,

do.

June 16, 1931

140-141

Mine cable cutting device, arrg=t.,

do.

April 10, 1931

142

Draft marks,

do.

Nov. 12, 1931

143

Ships name & builders plate,
  letters & figures,

do.

Feb. 7, 1933

144

Main deck, wood,

do.

Nob. 21, 1931

145-146

Wood deck, details,

do.

April 15, 1932

147-149

Gratings in C.T.F.W. & over boat
  island,

do.

July 2, 1932

150

Torpedo crane, arrg=t.,

do.

July 1, 1931

151

Boat boom, details & stowage,

do.

Feb. 1, 1932

152

Boat handling, arrg=t.,

do.

Nov. 9, 1931

153-155

Boat & forward torpedo handling,
  arrg=t.,

do.

Sept. 20, 1932

156-157

Torpedo handling & stowage, deck
  skid, forward, arrg=t. & details,

do.

Mar. 26, 1932

158-159

Forward torpedo loading hatch
  casting,

do.

Feb. 28, 1931

160

Torpedo handling & stowage, aft,
  arrg=t.,

do.

June 2, 1931

161-162

do., & details,

do.

Mar. 26, 1932

163-164

Torpedo loading hatch & escape
  trunk, ft, arrg=t. & details,

do.

Feb. 128, 1931

165-166

Bow diving gear, plane details,

do.

Oct. 8, 1930

167

Steering gear, rudder details,

do.

July 30, 1930

168-169

Steering gear, arrg=t., aft,

do.

April 7, 1930

170

Stern diving plane, details,

do.

Jan. 30, 1931

171-172

Stern diving gear, line shafting &
  arrg=t., aft,

do.

Jan. 6, 1931

173-175

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