U.S. Navy Ships in WWII Dazzle Camouflage 1944-1945

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for AOG-17

Design 8AO

for AOG-17

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for AOG-17
Measure 32
Mettawee (AOG-17)Pasquotank (AOG-18)
Sakatonchee (AOG-19)Seekonk (AOG-20)
Ammonusuc (AOG-23)Sheepscot (AOG-24)
Calamus (AOG-25)Chiwaukum (AOG-26)
Escatawpa (AOG-27)Hiwassee (AOG-29)
Kanawha (AOG-31)Ogeechee (AOG-35)
Manokin (AOG-60)Sakonnet (AOG-61)
Drawing

The drawing for Measure 32 Design 8AO for the Mettawee class of gasoline tankers with T1-M-A1 type maritime hulls; the original was dated May 4, 1944. The specified vertical colors were dull black (BK), ocean gray (5-O) and light gray (5-L) with deck blue (20-B) on horizontal surfaces. This drawing also shows two waterlines.

No other drawings of Design 8AO have been found.

Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-174545 and 80-G-174546.

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