The drawing for Design 32/6AO for the Merrimac
class fleet oilers of T2 type maritime hulls dated February 29, 1944. This drawing specifies three vertical colors: light gray (5-L), ocean gray (5-O) and dull black (BK) with the horizontal color of deck blue (20-B). This drawing also shows two waterlines.
The earliest drawing for Design 6AO was this one on February 29, 1944. Design 6AO was redrawn on May 10, 1944, for the Alamosa class cargo ships and later on July 3, 1944, for the Tolland class of attack cargo ships.
Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-166242 and 80-G-166243.