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

Auxiliary Ships

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Auxiliaries I

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for AK-70

Design 11F

for AK-70

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for AK-70
Measure 32
Adhara (AK-71)Arided (AK-73)
Cassiopeia (AK-75)Cetus (AK-77)
Draco (AK-79)Rutilicus (AK-113)
Lesuth (AK-125)Alnitah (AK-127)
Prince Georges (AK-224)Zebra (AKN-5)
Stag (AW-1)

Measure 33
Leonis (AK-128)

This is the drawing for Measure 32 Design 11F for the Crater class cargo ships using the (EC2-S-C1) maritime hull dated May 5, 1944. This drawing specifies vertical colors of light gray (5-L), ocean gray (5-O), and dull black (BK) with the horizontal color of deck blue (20-B). This drawing has two waterlines, the load waterline and a camouflage line.

The only other drawing for Design 11F that has yet been found was for the USS Orizaba (AP-24) using Measure 32 dated June 16, 1944.

Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-172890 and 80-G-172891.