World War II, Korea, Viet Nam
& the Cold War
Maritime Administration
U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Shelter Deck Freighter
Turbo Design
C1-A hulls
A Study in Blueprints

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-145 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 71 pages)
Ships of class: SS Adabelle Lykes, SS Cape Arago, SS Cape Avinoff, SS Cape Barnabas, SS Cape Barrow, SS Cape Beale, SS Cape Blanco, SS Cape Bon, SS Cape Borda, SS Cape Boyer, SS Cape Breton, SS Cape Canaveral, SS Cape Canso, SS Cape Charles, SS Cape Comfort, SS Cape Constantine, SS Cape Corwin, SS Cape Decision, SS Cape Diamond, SS Cape Douglas, SS Cape Ducato, SS Cape Falcon, SS Cape Faro, SS Cape Fear, SS Cape Florida, SS Cape Frio, SS Cape Gaspe, SS Cape Hatteras, SS Cape Henlopen, SS Cape Henry, SS Cape Horn, SS Cape Igvak, SS Cape Juby, SS Cape Lookout, SS Cape Lopex, SS Cape Matapan, SS Cape Mohican, SS Cape Nome, SS Cape North, SS Cape Nun, SS Cape Palmas, SS Cape Pembroke, SS Cape Pillar, SS Cape Poge, SS Cape Porpoise, SS Cape Race, SS Cape River, SS Cape Romano, SS Cape Sable, SS Cape San Antonio, SS Cape San Lucas, SS Cape San Blas, SS Cape Sebastian, SS Cape Spencer, SS Cape St. George, SS Cape St. Elias, SS Cape Texas, SS Cape Trafalgar, SS Cape Ugal, SS Marinaand and SS Mormacdale.

US Navy ships of class: USS Sangay ex-Cape Sable (AE-10), USS Fomalhaut ex-Cape Lookout (AK-22)(AKA-5)(AE-20), USS Acontius ex-Cape Carthage (AGP-12) and USS Cyrene ex-Cape Farewell (AGP-13).

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

Title

Vessel &
Shipyard

Date of
Document

Page

Outboard profile,

Shelter Deck Freighter
Turbo Design
U.S. Maritime Comm.
C1-A

Dec. 8, 1941

11-12

Inboard profile,

do.

-

13-14

Lines,

do.

1941

15-17

docking plan,

do.

Oct. 4, 1941

18-19

do.

do.

Jan. 11, 1942

20-21

Arrangement of bridge deck & pilot house top,

do.

-

22-23

Arrangement of navigating bridge & pilot house top decks,

do.

Sept. 22, 1941

24

Arrangement of bridge deck,

do.

Oct. 1, 1941

25

Arrangement of boat deck,

do.

Oct. 1, 1941

26

do.

do.

Mar. 2, 1942

27

Arrangement of shelter deck,

do.

Feb. 8, 1941

28-30

Arrangement of 2nd deck,

do.

-

31-33

Arrangement of 3rd deck,

do.

June 1941

34-36

Arrangement of hold,

do.

1941

37-39

Shell expansion, forward,

do.

July 18, 1941

40-41

Shell expansion, aft,

do.

-

42-43

Shelter deck plating,

do.

1941

44-45

2nd deck plating,

do.

Nov. 13, 1941

46-47

3rd deck plating,

do.

Aug. 11, 1941

48-49

Stern frame,

do.

do.

50

Propeller,

do.

1940

51-52

Rudder,

do.

Aug. 1, 1941

53-54

Vent & sounding plan,

do.

1941

55-57

Rigging, elevation, forward,

do.

1940

58-59

Rigging, elevation, aft,

do.

June 8, 1941

50-61

Rigging, plan, fwd,

do.

-

62-63

Rigging, plan, aft,

do.

-

64-65

Rigging, plan, at mainmast,

do.

1941

66-67

Rigging, foremast & kingposts,

do.

May 16, 1942

68-69

Rigging, elevation at mainmast,

do.

Jan. 6, 1942

70-71

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