World War II, Korea, Vietnam & the Cold War
American Troopships
USS General G. O. Squier (AP-130) class
C4-S-A1 hulls
A Study in Blueprints
Volume II

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-124 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 126 pages)
Ships of class:
USS General G. O. Squier (AP-130), SS Pennmar, SS Penn, SS Penny; USS General T. H. Bliss (AP-131), SS Seamar, SS Caroni; USS General J. R. Brooke (AP-132), SS Marymar, SS Marlin, SS Mary; USS General O. H. Ernst (AP-133), SS Calmar; USS General R. L. Howze (AP-134), USAT General R. L. Howze (AP-134), SS Guam Bear, SS New Zealand Bear, SS Austral Glen, SS Pacific Endeavo; USS General W. M. Black (AP-135), USAT General W. M. Black (AP-135), USNS General W. M. Black (T-AP-135), SS Green Forrest; USS General H. L. Scott (AP-136), SS Yorkmar; USS General S. D. Sturgis (AP-137), USAT General S. D. Sturgis (AP-137), USNS General S. D. Sturgis (T-AP-137); USS General C. G. Morton (AP-138), USAT General C. G. Morton (AP-138), USNS General C. G. Morton (T-AP-138), SS Green Wave; USS General R. E. Callan (AP-139), USAT General R. E. Callan (AP-138), USNS General R. E. Callan (T-AP-138), USAFS General H. H. Arnold, USNS General H. H. Arnold (T-AGM-9); USS General M. B. Stewart (AP-140), USAT General M. B. Stewart (AP-140), USNS General M. B. Stewart (T-AP-140), SS Albany, SS Mission Viking; USS General A. W. Greely (AP-141), USAT General A. W. Greely (AP-141), USNS General A. W. Greely (T-AP-141), SS Hawaii Bear, SS Austral Glade, SS Pacific Enterprise, SS Caribe Enterprise; USS General C. H. Muir (AP-142), USAT General C. H. Muir (AP-142), USNS General C. H. Muir (T-AP-142); USS General H. B. Freeman (AP-143), USAT General H. B. Freeman (AP-143), USNS General H. B. Freeman (T-AP-143); USS General H. F. Hodges (AP-144), USAT General H. F. Hodges (AP-144), USNS General H. F. Hodges (T-AP-144); USS General Harry Taylor (AP-145), USAT General Harry Taylor (AP-145), USNS General Harry Taylor (T-AP-145), USAFS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg (T-AGM-10); USS General W. F. Hase (AP-146), USAT General W. F. Hase (AP-146), USNS General W. F. Hase (T-AP-146); USS General E. T. Collins (AP-147), USAT General E. T. Collins (AP-147), USNS General E. T. Collins (T-AP-147), SS New Orleans, SS Guayama, SS Eastern Kin; USS General M. L. Hersey (AP-148), USAT General M. L. Hersey (AP-148), USNS General M. L. Hersey (T-AP-148), SS Pittsburgh, SS St. Louis; USS General J. H. McRae (AP-149), USAT General J. H. McRae (AP-149), USNS General J. H. McRae (T-AP-149); USS General M. M. Patrick (AP-150), USAT General M. M. Patrick (AP-150, USNS General M. M. Patrick (T-AP-150), SS Boston; USS General W. C. Langfitt (AP-151), USAT General W. C. Langfitt (AP-151), USNS General W. C. Langfitt (T-AP-151, SS Transindiana; USS General Omar Bundy (AP-152), SS Portmar, SS Port, SS Poet; USS General R. M. Blatchford (AP-153), USAT General R. M. Blatchford (AP-153), USNS General R. M. Blatchford (T-AP-153), SS Stonewall Jackson, SS Alex Stephens; USS General LeRoy Eltinge (AP-154), USAT General LeRoy Eltinge (AP-154), USNS General LeRoy Eltinge (T-AP-154), SS Robert E. Lee, SS Robert Toombs; USS General A. W. Brewster (AP-155), USAT General A. W. Brewster (AP-155), USNS General A. W. Brewster (T-AP-155), SS Philadelphia; USS General D. E. Aultman (AP-156), USAT General D. E. Aultman (AP-156), USNS General D. E. Aultman (T-AP-156); USS General C. C. Ballou (AP-157), USAT General C. C. Ballou (AP-157), USNS General C. C. Ballou (T-AP-157), SS Brooklyn, SS Humacao, SS Eastern Light; USS General W. G. Haan (AP-158), USAT General W. G. Haan (AP-158) USNS General W. G. Haan (T-AP-158), SS Transoregon, SS Mayaquez, SS Anco Trader, SS Trader and USS General Stuart Heintzelman (AP-159), USAT General Stuart Heintzelman (AP-159) USNS General Stuart Heintzelman (T-AP-159).

List of Blueprints

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date

Page

Sounding boom,
arrangement & details,

Kaiser Co.
Richmond, Calif.
C4-S-A1 troopship

July 10, 1942

21-22

Capstan, arrangement,

do.

May 4, 1942

23-24

Misc., stores hatch davits,
arrg=t & details,

do.

Aug. 6, 1942

25-28

Bos=n=s stores davit, arrg=t., & details,

do.

June 13, 1942

29

Radio antennae, arrangement,

do.

July 29, 1943

30-32

Boat booms, arrg=t., & details,

do.

May 27, 1942

33-34

Foremast fittings & crows nest,

do.

Mar. 10, 1944

35-37

Emergency door for crows nest,

do.

June 5, 1942

38

Escape chain ladders,

do.

-

39-40

Accomodation ladder, details,

do.

May 27, 1942

41-43

Accomodation ladder,
arrg=t., & stowage,

do.

Apr. 25, 1945

44-47

Accomodation ladder, arrg=t.,

do.

-

48-50

Vertical ladders,

do.

Sept. 16, 1942

51-54

Key plan of hatch covers,

do.

Apr. 4, 1942

55-56

Hinged cargo hatches,

do.

July 23, 1942

57-58

Rigging for fueling at sea,
gen. arrg=t., & stowage details,

do.

Aug. 6, 1944

59-61

Cargo handling winch
location & leads,

do.

Feb. 22, 1944

62-63

Stress diagram of 3,
5 & 50 ton cargo booms,

do.

Aug. 25,1942

64-65

Block assembly & running rigging,

do.

July 1942

66-68

Arrangement of rigging,
transverse elevations,

do.

Feb. 22, 1944

69-71

Arrangement of rigging,
transverse elevations,

do.

Sept. 21, 1942

72-74

Arrangement of rigging, profile view,

do.

Feb. 22, 1944

75-76

Arrangement of rigging, plan view,

do.

Feb. 23, 1944

77-79

Structural details of main mast &
mast table,

do.

July 1, 1942

80-81

Boom stowage, arrangement,

do.

-

82-83

Boom, stowage fittings,

do.

July 16, 1942

84-86

Arrg=t., of mast & kingpost fittings,

do.

Feb. 26, 1944

87-88

Arrg=t., of machinery, sections fwd.,

do.

Aug. 17, 1943

89-91

Arrg=t., of machinery, sections aft,

do.

do.

92-95

Arrg=t., of machinery,
plan of upper levels,

do.

do.

96-98

Arrg=t., of machinery,
lower level & list of machinery,

do.

do.

99-100

Arrg=t., of machinery,
port and stbd elevation,

do.

do.

101-104

Shafting, arrangement,

do.

Feb. 6, 1943

105-106

Arrg=t., of operating platform,

do.

Oct. 17, 1942

107

Arrg=t., of machine room,
twin 20,000 gallon distilling plant,

do.

Aug. 13, 1943

108-109

General arrangement of steering gear,

do.

July 6, 1942

110-112

Arrg=t., of ladders & gratings in
engine room, sections,

do.

Oct. 24, 1942

113-114

Arrg=t., of ladders & gratings in
engine room, elevation,

do.

do.

115-116

Miscellaneous bulwarks,

do.

Dec. 4, 1942

117-120

Searchlight tower & radar room for
1.1 AA guns,

do.

Sept. 11, 1944

121-123

Vertical & inclined ladders in
connection with gun platform &
ammunition handling rooms,

do.

Dec. 18, 1942

124-126

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