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

Auxiliary Ships

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Auxiliaries III

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for LST-1

Design 11L

for LST-1

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for LST-1
Measure 31
Varuna (AGP-5)Silenus (AGP-11)
Oceanus (ARB-2)Phaon (ARB-3)
Nestor (ARB-6)
Drawing

The drawing for Measure 31 Design 11L for the LST-1 class tank landing ships and similar ships dated May 22, 1944. The specified vertical colors were dull black (BK), ocean green (5-OG) and haze green (5-HG) with deck green (20-G) on horizontal surfaces. Note, this drawing had two waterlines: a load line and a light load line.

This is the only drawing for Design 11L yet found.

Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-172985 and 80-G-172986.

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