World War II, Korean War
Viet Nam and the Cold War
American Submarines
Tench  (SS-417) class
A Study in Blueprints
Volume I

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-138 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 106 pages)

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

Historical data plate,

Electric Boat Co.
Groton, Conn.
SS-417 - 437

Nov. 14, 1943

27

Ship=s name - letters & figures,

do.
435 - 437

Feb. 25, 1946

28

Outboard fittings, general arrg=t.,

Portsmouth Navy Yard
Portsmouth, N.H.
SS-475 - 483

Dec. 16, 1944

29-31

Lines & molded offsets,

Electric Boat Co.
Groton, Conn.
SS-435 - 437

June 8, 1944

32-35

Body plan, outer hull,

Portsmouth Navy Yard
Portsmouth, N.H.
SS-417 - 421

Oct. 21, 1943

36

Lines for sternpost & rudder,

do.
SS-475 - 494

-

37-38

Lines - molded offsets, main deck,

do.
SS-381 - 434

July 9, 1943

39-41

Bonjean curves,

do.
SS-475 - 494

-

42-44

Compartment & access,

do.
SS-417 - 424
SS-475 & 476

Dec. 11, 1943

45-47

Compartments & tanks,

do.
SS-475 & 476

Aug. 7, 1943

48-49

Inner shell expansion,

do.
SS-417 - 424

July 20, 1943

50-52

Outer shell expansion,

do.

Aug. 11, 1943

53-55

Docking plan,

do.
SS-417

Oct. 14, 1944

56-58

Bow framing, elevation & flats,

do.

Aug. 18, 1943

59-60

Bow framing, sections A to 9,

do.

Oct. 29, 1943

61-62

Bow framing, Sections 10 to 16,

do.

Oct. 23, 1943

63-64

Sections 17 to 21,

do.

Nov. 1, 1943

65

Sections 22 to 26,

do.

Sept. 30, 1943

66-67

Sections 27 to 30,

do.

Sept. 29, 1943

68-69

Sections 31 to 34,

do.

Sept. 28, 1943

70-71

Sections 36 to 38,

do.

Sept. 6, 1943

72

Sections 39 to 41,

do.

July 27, 1943

73

Sections 42 to 44,

do.

Sept. 12, 1944

74

Sections 45 to 47,

do.

July 27, 1943

75

Sections 48 to 50,

do.

July 30, 1943

76

Sections 51 to 53,

do.

do.

77

Sections 54 to 56,

do.

July 23, 1943

78

Sections 57 to 59,

do.

July 19, 1943

79

Sections 60 to 62,

do.

July 20, 1943

80

Sections 63 to 68,

do.

July 27, 1943

81-82

Sections 65 to 69

do.

July 26, 1943

83-84

Sections 70 to 73,

do.

July 20, 1943

85-86

Sections 74 to 76,

do.

July 19, 1943

87

Sections 77 to 79,

do.

July 27, 1943

88

Sections 80 to 82,

do.

July 19, 1943

89

Sections 83 to 85,

do.

July 30, 1943

90

Sections 86 to 88,

do.

July 21, 1943

91

Sections 89 to 91,

do.

July 19, 1043

92

Sections 92 to 94

do.

July 30, 1043

93

Sections 95 to 97,

do.

Aug. 2, 1943

94

Sections 98 to 100,

do.

Aug. 17, 1943

95-96

Sections 101 to 103,

do.
SS-417 to 424

Aug. 17, 1943

97

Sections 104 to 106,

do.

do.

98

Sections 108 to 111,

do.

Aug, 19, 1943

99

Sections 112 to 115,

do.

Aug. 18, 1943

100

Sections 116 to 119,

do.

do.

101

Sections 129 to 124,

do.
SS-475 to 494

Jan. 11, 1944

102-103

Stern framing,

do.
SS-417 to 424

Nov. 11, 1943

104-106

Subs of class: USS Tench (SS-417)(AGSS-417), USS Thornback (SS-418), TCG Uluc Ali Reis (S-338), USS Tigrone (SS-419)(SSR-419(AGSS-419), USS Tirante (SS-420), USS Trutta, ex-Tomtate (SS-421), TCG Cerbe (S-340), USS Toro (SS-422)(AGSS-422), USS Torsk (SS-423)(AGSS-423)(IXSS-423), USS Quillback ex-Trembler (SS-424), USS Corsair (SS-435)(AGSS-435), USS Unicorn (SS-436), USS Walrus (SS-437), USS Argonaut (SS-475), HMCS Rainbow (SS-75), USS Runner (SS-476)(AGSS-476)(IXSS-476), USS Conger (SS-477)(AGSS-477), USS Cutlass (SS-478), ROCS Hai Shih (SS-791), USS Diablo (SS-479)(AGSS-479), PNS Ghazi ( S-130), USS Medregal (SS-480)(AGSS-480), USS Requin (SS-481)(SSR-481)(AGSS-481)(IXSS-481), USS Irex (SS-482)(AGSS-482), USS Sea Leopard (SS-483), Bahia (S-12), USS Odax (SS-484), Rio de Janeiro (S-13), USS Sirago (SS-485), USS Pomodon (SS-486), USS Remora (SS-487), USS Sarda (SS-488)(AGSS-488), USS Spinax (SS-489)(SSR-489)(SS-489)(AGSS-489), USS Volador (SS-490), INS Gianfranco Gazzana Priaroggia (S-502), USS Pompano (SS-491), USS Grayling (SS-492), USS Needlefish (SS-493), USS Sculpin (SS-494), USS Wahoo (SS-516), USS Wahoo (SS-518), USS Amberjack (SS-522), Ceara (S-12), USS Grampus (SS-523), Rio Grande do Sul (S-11), USS Pickerel (SS-524), INS Primo Longobardo (S-501), USS Grenadier (SS-525), ARV Picua (S-13), USS Dorado (SS-526), USS Comber (SS-527), USS Sea Panther (SS-528) and USS Tiburon (SS-529)

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