World War II
Maritime Administration, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
C1-S-AY1 Hulls
A Study in Blueprints

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-142 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 87 pages)
Ships of class: SS Cape Berkeley, Empire Battleaxe, HMS Empire Battleaxe, HMS Donovan, Cape Berkeley, SS Cape Compass, HMS Sansovino, Empire Cutlass, Hai Ou, SS Cape Gregory, Empire Halberd, HMS Silvio (F-160), Cape Gregory, Imperial Halberd, SS Cape Marshall, Empire Broadsword, SS Cape Pine, Empire Lance, HMS Sir Hugo, SS Cape St. Roque, Empire Mace, HMS Galitee More, Misr, Empire Rapier, SS Cape Turner, HMS Sir Visto, Empire Anvil, SS Cape Argos, HMS Rocksand (F-184), Empire Anvil, SS Cape Aegos, Hai Ya, Fu Ming, Empire Javelin, SS Cape Lobos, Empire Spearhead, SS Cape Girardeau, SS Cape St. Vincent, Empire Arquebus, HMS Cicero (F-170), Al Sudan, Empire Gauntlet, SS Cape Comorin, Empire Crossbow and SS Cape Washington.

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

Title

Vessel &
Shipyard

Date of
Document

Page

General Arrangement & inboard profile,

Consolidated Steel Corp.
L.A. Calif.
C1-S-AY1
MC hulls 1029 to 1041
Yard hulls 345 to 357

Nov. 4. 1943

11-12

General arrangement of 2nd and 3rd decks & hold,

do.

do.

13-14

Lines,

do.

Dec. 18, 1943

15-18

Body,

do.

Dec. 17, 1943

19

Stem,

do.

do.

20

Midship section,

do.

do.

21-22

Stern frame,

do.

Oct. 12, 1943

22-24

Shell expansion,

do.

Dec. 10, 1943

25-26

Docking plan,

do.

Oct. 18, 1945

27-28

Capacity plan,

do.

Nov. 3, 1943

29-30

Wheelhouse top-casing top,

do.

Oct. 10, 1945

31-32

Bridge deck plating,

do.

Oct. 26, 1945

33-34

Cabin deck plating,

do.

Oct. 25, 1945

35-37

Main deck plating, fwd.,

do.

-

38-39

Main deck plating, aft,

do.

-

40-41

2nd deck plating, fwd.,

do.

Dec. 23, 1943

42-43

2nd deck plating, aft,

do.

Oct. 23, 1945

44-45

3rd deck plating,

do.

-

46-48

Ventilation diagram, main deck, fwd.,

do.

Aug. 20, 1945

49-50

Ventilation diagram, main deck, aft,

do.

Aug. 17, 1945

51-52

Arrangement of rigging,

do.

Sept. 17, 1945

53-55

Arrangement of rigging for 30 ton boom,

do.

Sept. 11, 1943

56-57

Boom stowage,

do.

Sept. 29, 1943

58-59

Arrangement of boat handling,

do.

Nov. 27, 1943

60-62

Boat handling, rigging arrangement,

do.

Sept. 23, 1943

63-65

Propeller & fairwater cap,

do.

1941

66-67

Rudder,

do.

Oct. 18, 1945

68-69

Arrg=t., of machinery, plan of engine room floor & operating level,

do.

Jan. 30. 1942

70-71

Arrg=t., of machinery, plan view at 2nd, main, cabin & bridge decks,

do.

Jan. 10, 1942

72-73

Arrg=t., of machinery, sections,

do.

do.

74-75

Arrg=t., of machinery, elevations,

do.

do.

76-77

3" gun platform & foundation, fwd.,

do.

Aug. 23, 1943

78-79

Arrg=t & details 20/mm m.g. platforms, main deck, fwd.,

do.

Sept. 3, 1943

80-81

Arrg=t & details 20/mm m.g. platforms, main deck, aft,

do.

Aug. 28, 1943

82-83

Arrg=t & details 20/mm m.g. platforms, promenade deck, fwd.,

do.

Sept. 17, 1943

84-85

M.g. nests & misc., armor details,

do.

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86-87

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