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

Amphibious Ships

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Amphibious I

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for APD-1

Design 12T

for APD-1

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for APD-1
Measure 31
Talbot (APD-7)Dent (APD-9)
Brooks (APD-10)Gilmer (APD-11)
Humpreys (APD-12)Sands (APD-13)
Schley (APD-14)Kitty (APD-15)
Ward (APD-16)Crosby (APD-17)
Kane (APD-18)Rathburne (APD-25)
Goldsborough (APD-32)George E. Badger (APD-33)
Belknap (APD-34)Osmond Ingram (APD-35)


  The drawing for Measure 31 Design 12T for APD-1 class and similar ships dated April 25, 1944.  The specified vertical colors were dull black (BK), navy green (5-NG) and ocean green (5-OG), with deck green (20-G), black and ocean green paint on horizontal surfaces. 

See Design 31/12T silhouette in color.

This is the only drawing of Design 12T that has yet been found.

Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-176505 and 80-G-176506.