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 18L

for LST-1

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for LST-1
Measure 31
Varuna (AGP-5)Zeus (ARB-4)
Midas (ARB-5)Endymion (ARL-9)
Drawing

The drawing for Measure 31 Design 18L for LST and similar ships dated June 15, 1944. The specified vertical colors were dull black (BK), ocean green (5-OG), brown (3-A) and haze gray (5-H) with deck green paint on horizontal surfaces.

This is the only drawing of Design 18L that has yet been found.

Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-173488 and 80-G-173489.

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