The Cold War & Viet Nam
American Attack Cargo Ships
USS Tulare (AKA-112)(LKA-112)
C4-S-1b hull
A Study in Blueprints

by Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-085 $70.00 (Foreign; $100.00)(11"x17", soft cover book of engineering drawings, 134 pages)

USS Tulare (AKA-112)(LKA-112)
 List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard

Date

Page

Outboard profile,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Gibs & Cox
NY, NY

Dec. 12, 1954

3-6

Compt. & access, inboard profile,

do.

April 2, 1954

7-10

Body plan for sight edges,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Bethlehem Steel Co.
Quincy, Mass.

Feb. 27, 1951

11-12

Lines, forward,

do.

March 9, 1951

13-15

Lines, aft,

do.

Feb. 1, 1951

16-18

Sections, for=d & aft, fr. 11, 24, 57,      172 & 219 1/2,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Gibs & Cox
NY, NY

Dec. 14, 1954

19-21

Midship section,

do.

Sept. 2, 1954

22

Frame spacing, profile,design C4-S-1b,

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-

23

Outline of stem, design C4-S-1b,

-

-

24

Midship section, design C4-S-1b,

-

-

25

Outline of stern, design C4-S-1b,

-

-

26

Shell plating, for=d.,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Bethlehem Steel Co.
Quincy, Mass.

Feb. 1, 1951

27-29

Shell plating, aft,

do.

Feb. 8, 1951

30-32

Stern framing,

do.

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33-35

General arrg=t., main deck,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Gibs & Cox
NY, NY

March 26, 1954

36-39

General arrg=t., 01 level,

do.

April 20, 1954

40-43

General arrg=t., 03, 04 & 05 levels,

do.

Nov. 20, 1954

44-47

Compt. & access, main deck,

do.

Feb. 26, 1954

48-51

Compt. & access, 01 level,

do.

April 20, 1954

52-55

Compt. & access, 02 level,

do.

do.

56-59

Compt. & access, 03, 04 & 05 level,

do.

do.

60-63

Deck house on main deck, amidships,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Bethlehem Steel Co.
Quincy, Mass.

May 24, 1951

64-66

Deck house on upper deck,

do.

July 2, 1955

67-69

Deck house on bridge deck,

& top of house,

do.

July 2, 1955

70-72

Arr. of ladders, gratings & floor

plates-upper levels (top of wheel

house), elevations, sections &

details,

Beth

Jan. 10, 1952

73-76

Hatch end beams, coaming & details, main deck, aft,

do.

May 14, 1955

77-79

Bilge keel,

do.

April 1, 1951

80-81

Docking plan,

do.

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82-85

Stack mast & yard arm for signaling,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Gibs & Cox
NY, NY

July 1, 1954

86-87

Side ladders, arrg=t., & handling,

do.

Aug. 23, 1951

88-89

Deck covering & safety treads,

do.

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90-92

Rails & awnings, arrg=t.,

do.

Oct. 1, 1954

93-94

Lifting pads, rudder & propeller,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Bethlehem Steel Co.
Quincy, Mass.

April 25, 1954

95-96

House pipes,

do.

May 28, 1951

97-98

Mooring fittings, arrg=t., & fdns.,

do.

May 27, 1951

99-101

Mooring & towing,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Gibs & Cox
NY, NY

May 5, 1954

102-104

Quadrupod mast, fr. 160, 
radar mast & details,

do.

June 18, 1954

105-106

Quadrupod mast, fr. 82,
radar mast & details,

do.

do.

107-108

Rigging & cargo handling,
gen. arrg=t.,

do.

Nov. 1, 1954

109-111

Cargo hatch, handling, arrg=t., fwd.,

do.

Sept. 2, 1954

112-114

5 & 10 ton cargo booms, #1 & 2
hatches, boom posts & stowage,

do.

Oct. 8, 1954

115-116

Cargo handling, arrg=t., #1 & 2
hatches, plan & elevation,

do.

Oct. 1, 1954

117-118

Cargo handling, arrg=t., #1 & 2
hatches, sections,

do.

Oct. 1, 1954

119

Cargo handling, arrg=t., #3 & 4
hatches, sections,

do.

do.

120-122

Cargo handling, arrg=t., #5 & 6
hatches, plan & elevations,

do.

do.

123-125

Cargo handling, arrg=t., #5 & 6

hatches, sections,

do.

do.

126-128

Cargo hatches, cover, handling,
arrg=t., aft,

do.

Oct. 1, 1954

129-130

Cargo hatche covers, handling,
arrg=t., aft,

Maritime Admin.
C4-S-1b, AKA-112
Bethlehem Steel Co.
Quincy, Mass.

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131-134

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