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

Amphibious Ships

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for APD-1

Design 20L

for APD-1

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for APD-1
Measure 31
Stringham (APD-6)Waters (APD-8)
Tattnall (APD-19)Roper (APD-20)
Barry (APD-29)Greene (APD-36)

31/20L Drawing

   The design drawing for Measure 31/20L, dated August 18, 1944, for the high speed transports of the various four-stack destroyers modified by removing two stacks and boilers. This pattern used three irregular greens and brown in a mirrored mottled pattern both port and starboard.

See Design 31/20L silhouette in color.

   The first drawings of Design 20L was for LCTs on July 25, 1944, then drawings for Design 20L for (APD-37) class were drawn using Measure 31 colors on August 15, 1944.

Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-177467 and 80-G-177468.