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

by
Duane Borchers, Sr.

BK-141 $75.00 (Foreign, $105.00)(11"x17", soft cover, 86 pages)
Ships of class:
Ships of class: SS Joseph Lykes, SS Zoella Lykes, SS Reuben Tipton, SS John Lykes, SS Agwimonte, ex-Cape Mendocino, SS Agwiprince, SS Alcoa Pennant, SS Alcoa Polaris, SS James Lykes, SS Liscomb Lykes, SS Thompson Lykes, SS Solon Turman, SS James McKay, SS Santa Cruz, ex-Cape San Martin, SS Alcoa Pioneer, SS Alcoa Pilgrim, SS Alcoa Patriot, SS Alcoa Puritan, SS Alcoa Pathfinder, ex-Cape May, SS Alcoa Prospector, ex-Cape Ann, SS Cape Neddick, SS Cape Cod, SS Stella Lykes, SS American Manufacturer, SS American Leader, SS American Builder, SS American Press, SS American Packer, SS Cape Alava, SS Cape Flattery, SS Oregon, ex-Cape Clear, SS Cape Fairweather, SS Idaho, ex-Cape Douglas, SS Mormachawk, SS Mormacwren, SS Mormacdove, SS Mormacgull, SS Mormaclark, SS Mormactern, SS Nancy Lykes, SS Jean Lykes, SS Solon Turman, SS Alcoa Planter, SS Alcoa Pilgrim, SS Alcoa Puritan, SS Alcoa Pointer, SS Alcoa Pegasus, SS Cape Trinity, SS Cape San Martin, SS Cape Romain, SS Cape May, SS Cape Newenham, SS Cape Perpetua, SS Cape Cleare, SS Cape Mendocino, SS Cape Ann, SS Cape Elizabeth, SS Cape San Juan, SS Cape Meares, SS Cape Greig, SS Cape Stephens, SS Cape Sandy, SS Cape Friendship, SS Cape Meredith, SS Cape Orange, SS Cape Cumberland, SS Cape Martin, SS Cape John, SS Cape Lambert, SS Cape Georgia, SS Cape Constance, SS Cape Victory, SS Cape Isabel, SS Cape Alexander, SS Cape Chalmers, SS Cape Domingo, SS Cape Kildare, SS Cape Kumukaki, SS Cape Catoche, SS Cape Archway, SS Cape Saunders, SS Cape Lilibeo, SS Cape Tryon, SS Cape Possession, SS Cape Junction, SS Cape San Diego, SS Cape Edmont and SS Cape Spear.
Military ships of class: USS Comfort (AH-6), USS Hope (AH-7), USS Mercy (AH-8), USS Auriga ex-SS Alcoa Partner (AK-98), USS Cape Johnson (AP-172), USS Arlington, ex-SS Fred Morris (AP-174) and USS Otus (AS-20)(ARG-20).

LIST of BLUEPRINTS

Title

Shipyard & Vessel

Date of
Document

Page

General arrg=t., inboard profile, superstructure & main deck,

Consolidated Steel. Corp.
Los Angeles, Calif.
C1-B hulls
MC hulls 75 to78

-

15-16

General arrg=t., inboard profile & decks,

do.

-

17-18

Girder profile & decks,

do.

Nov. 14, 1949

19-20

Lines,

do.

-

21-24

Body,

do.

July 10, 1941

25

Stem,

do.

Oct. 10, 1939

26

Midship section,

do.

Nov. 14, 1939

27-28

Stern frame,

do.

Dec. 18, 1939

29-30

Shell expansion,

do.

Feb. 20, 1940

31-32

Docking plan,

do.

Oct. 10, 1940

33-34

Plan of power system, main deck, fwd.,

do.

June 13, 1940

35-36

Plan of power system, main deck, aft,

do.

June 20, 1940

37-38

Capacity plan,

do.

1940

39-40

Main deck plating, fwd.,

do.

Feb. 13, 1940

41-42

Main deck plating, aft,

do.

Feb. 6, 1940

43-44

2nd deck plating, fwd.,

do.

-

45-46

2nd deck plating, aft,

do.

-

47-49

3rd deck plating,

do.

Jan. 26, 1940

49-50

General arrg=t., 2nd & 3rd decks & hold,

do.

Jan. 18, 1940

51-52

Bridge deck plating,

do.

April 15, 1940

53

Cabin deck plating,

do.

Mar. 20, 1940

54-55

Wheelhouse top, casing top,

do.

-

56-57

Plan of power system, cabin deck & above,

do.

Nov. 17, 1940

58-59

Propeller & fairwater cap,

do.

Apr. 18, 1940

60-61

Rudder,

do.

Jan. 10, 1940

62-63

Mechanical ventilation of cargo spaces, natural ventilation of resistor houses, stores & steering gear space,

do.

June 3, 1940

64-65

Arrangement of shafting,

do.

Dec. 1939

66-68

Arrangement of rigging,

do.

June 10, 1939

69-71

Stress diagram of 5 & 30 ton cargo booms,

do.

1940

72-73

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

do.

Nov. 1, 1940

74-75

Arrg=t., of machinery, elevations,

do.

do.

76-77

Arrg=t of machinery, sections,

do.

do.

78-79

Arrg=t., of machinery, plan of engine room floor & engine room grating & table of machinery,

do.

do.

80-81

Arrg=t., of ventilation machinery spaces, plan & section & bill of mateials,

do.

Feb, 11, 1941

82-83

5" gun platform & foundation, fwd.,

do.

Sept. 15, 1940

84-85

3" gun & foundation, aft,

do.

June 12, 1940

86

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