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SUBS: GATO BOTTOM KINGSTONS: DRAFT!!!

This is a ROUGH plan of the bootom openings. It is traced from an actual plan, but adjusted to fit frame locations on the Revell 1:72. It is NOT complete but may be some use, depsite the shapes not being marked yet (some Kingstons had flapper covers, some were internal, some were open). A work-in-progress.

Bottom Openings

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SUBS: GATO TORPEDO SHUTTERS: The Major Types (220kb)

What boats had what type of shutter when?

Torpedo Shutters

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SUBS: GATO-BALAO FRAME RULER (SCALE) (10kb)

Robert Morgan’s Scale ruler for frame positions (24" and 30")

Frame Ruler

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SUBS: GATO FRAME PLAN (PROFILE) (82kb)

Hull profile with frames and landmarks (EB)

Frame Ruler

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SUBS: GATO BOW LIMBER VARIATIONS (25kb)

The 4 major Bow Limber patterns

Bow Limbers

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SUBS: GATO DECKS: Wood v Metal (220kb)

What boats had what type of deck when?

GATO DECKS: Wood v Metal

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SUBS: GATO - CONVERTING EB to PORTSMOUTH (75kb)

What needs to be done to change yards

GATO: Converting to Portsmouth

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