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

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-134 $85.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 134 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), TCG Prevese (S-340), USS Hammerhead (SS-364), TCG Cerbe (S-03)(S-341).

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Reels, hose & line,

Electric Boat Co.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 264

Sept. 7, 1944

51-52

Windlass & capstan, gen., Arrg=t.,

do.
SS-212 to 214

Sept. 14, 1944

53-54

Windlass, arrg=t.,

do.

Sept. 27, 1944

55

Escape trunk, forward torpedo room,

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

Sept. 11, 1944

56-57

Arrg=t., escape trunk forward torpedo room,

do.

Sept 21, 1944

58

Gang plank

do.

Sept. 20, 1944

59

Side ladder, arrg=t.,

do.
SS-212 & 213

Sept. 7, 1944

60-61

Side ladder, portable,

do.
SS-214 to 221

do.

62

Ladders & grabs, arrt=t., sheet #1,

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

do.

63-64

Ladders & g rabs, arrg=t., sheet #2,

do.
SS-212 to 221

do.

65-66

Torpedo loading hatch, fwd.,

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

Sept. 8, 1944

67-68

Torpedo loading hatch, aft,

do.

do.

69-70

Access hatch constuction, crews mach., & aft torpedo rooms,

do.

Sept. 11, 1944

71-72

Superstructure main deck, wood,

do.
SS-212 to 216,

Aug. 31, 1944

73-75

Superstructure main deck, hatch details,

do.
SS-212 to 216
SS-253 to 264

do.

76-77

Guards for propellers & stern diving planes,

do.
SS-212 to 221
SS-253

Sept. 1, 1944

78-79

Hatch davit,

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

Sept 25, 1944

80-81

Flgstaff & light supports,

do.
SS-221
SS-253 to 256

Sept 8, 1944

82-83

Awnings & supports, main deck,

do.
SS-212 & 213

Sept. 7, 1944

84-85

Bow & stern capstan heads, arrg=t., & details,

do.
SS-212 to 221
SS-253 to 255

Oct. 2, 1944

86

Hawse pipe,

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

Sept. 11, 1944

87-88

Shaft struts,

do.

SS-212 to 221

Mar. 20, 1943

89-90

Shaft tubes,

do.

SS-212 to 227

SS-240 to 264

Aug. 22, 1944

91-92

Stem casting & towing fairlead,

do.

Sept. 11, 1944

93

Rudder, rudder stock & details,

do.

do.

94-95

Mine cable cutting device, hinged covers,

do.
SS-212 to 219

Aug. 31, 1944

96

Stowage, miscallaneous main deck, Sheet #1,

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

Sept. 20, 1944

97-98

Stowage, miscallaneous main deck, Sheet #2,

do.

do.

99-100

Boat chocks & gripes,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 244
SS-247 to 249
SS-253 to 264

Aug. 31, 1944

101

Engine rooms, arrg=t., plan & elevation,

do.
SS-212

Oct. 20, 1942

102-103

Engine rooms, arrg=t., sections,

do.

Feb. 16, 1943

104-105

Motor & maneuvering rooms, arrg=t.,

do.

-

106-107

do.

do.
SS-212 to 227

Apr. 8, 1943

108-109

Main motors #1 & 2, 1,370 hp - 420v, 1,305 r.p.m., outline,

Allias Chalmers
Mfg. Co.
Milwaukee, Wisc.
SS-257 to 264

April 1, 1941

110

Main motors #3 &4, 1,370 hp - 420v, 1,305 r.p.m., layout,

do.

May 14, 1944

111-112

Main motor, assembly,

do.

do.

113-114

Main motor, uniform specilicato,

do.

do.

115

Engine lubricating oil system, including over speed tripline,

GMC
Cleveland Engine Div.

1940

116-117

Engine assemply & longitudinal

sections,

do.

do.

118-119

Main generator set, assembly & inst.,

do.

do.

120-121

Engine cross section,

do.

Aug. 23, 1940

122-123

Piping diagrams, lub & fuel oil, fresh & seawater,

do.

Aug. 26, 1940

124

Rail sockets for machine guns & ?

Electric Boat Co.
SS-221 to 227
SS-240 to 264

Oct. 20, 1944

125

Door details, access to 20/mm gun, fwd.,

do.
SS-222 to 227
SS-240 to 242
SS-244 to 252
SS-261 to 264

Sept. 7, 1944

126

do.

do.
SS-257 to 260

do.

127

Foundation, 20/mm gun,

do.
SS-222 to 227
SS-252
SS-255 to 264

Sept. 25, 1944

128-129

Foundation, 3" gun,

do.
S212 to 221
SS-253 to 257

1944

130

Foundation, 4" gun,

-

Aug. 28, 1944

131

Gun muzzle support,

do.
SS-212 to 221
SS-253 to 264

Sept. 16, 1944

132-133

Gun muzzle support, 4" gun,

do.
SS-222 to 227
SS-240 to 252

do.

134-135

Officers, qtrs., arrg=t.,

do.
SS-212 to 227
SS-240 to 242
SS-247 to 251
SS-255 to 264

Sept. 21, 1944

136-137

Berths, officers qtrs.,

do.

Sept. 11, 1944

138-140

Crews qtrs., arrg=t.,

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

Dec. 1, 1944

141

Berths, fwd., torpedo room, arrg=t.,

do.
SS-212 to 214

Sept. 11, 1944

142

do.

do.
SS-215 to 227
SS-240 to 264

Aug. 31, 1944

143-144

Berths, aft, torpedo room, arrg=t.,

do.
SS-215 to 227
SS-240 to 264

Aug. 30, 1944

145-146

do.

do.
SS-212 to 216

Sept. 11, 1944

147

Berths, arrg=t., crews qtrs.,

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

Sept. 15, 1944

148-149

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