U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers in WWII Dazzle Camouflage 1944-1945

Escort Carriers (CVE)

by Design Number


CVE: Small carriers modified from merchant ship hulls and originally designated as AVG, then ACV: Auxiliary Carriers.

Ships in red are not confirmed by photographic or textual research.
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Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design

2A

for CVE-9
ship
Measure 32
Breton (CVE-23)

Measure 33
Nassau (CVE-16)Altamaha (CVE-18)

3D

for CVE-55
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

4A

for CVE-30
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

4A

for CVE-55
ship
Measure 32
Mission Bay (CVE-59)Guadalcanal (CVE-60)
Tripoli (CVE-64)Solomons (CVE-67)
Kasaan Bay (CVE-69)Tulagi (CVE-72)
Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)

4A

for CVE-9
ship
Measure 32
Bogue (CVE-9)Card (CVE-11)
Core (CVE-13)Block Island (CVE-21)
Croatan (CVE-25)Prince William (CVE-31)

5A

for CVE-26
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

7A

for CVE-9
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

8F

for CVE-9
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

9A

for CVE-1
ship
Measure 32
Long Island (CVE-1)

10A

for CVE-26
ship
Measure 33
Sangemon (CVE-26)Chenango (CVE-28)

10A

for CVE-55
ship
Measure 33
Correigidor (CVE-58)Wake Island (CVE-65)
White Plains (CVE-66)Kalinin Bay (CVE-68)
Fanshaw Bay (CVE-70)Nehenta Bay (CVE-74)
Kadashan Bay (CVE-76)Petrof Bay (CVE-80)
Shamrock Bay (CVE-84)Sitkoh Bay (CVE-86)
Cape Esperance (CVE-88)Thetis Bay (CVE-90)

11A

for CVE-26
ship
Measure 31a
Gilbert Islands (CVE-107)

Measure 32
Suwannee (CVE-27)Santee (CVE-29)

12A

for CVE-55
ship
Measure 32
Casablanca (CVE-55)Anzio (CVE-57)
Manila Bay (CVE-61)Kitkun Bay (CVE-71)
Hoggatt Bay (CVE-75)Steamer Bay (CVE-87)
Takanis Bay (CVE-89)

12A

for CVE-9
ship
Measure 33
Copahee (CVE-12)

14A

for CVE-55
ship
Measure 33
Natoma Bay (CVE-62)Savo Island (CVE-78)
Saginaw Bay (CVE-82)Attu (CVE-102)
Munda (CVE-104)

15A

for CVE-55
ship
Measure 32
St. Lo (CVE-63)Gambier Bay (CVE-73)
Marcus Island (CVE-77)Ommaney Bay (CVE-79)
Rudyard Bay (CVE-81)Sargent Bay (CVE-83)
Shipley Bay (CVE-85)

16A

for CVE-55
ship
Measure 32
Makasser Strait (CVE-91)Makin Island (CVE-93)
Bismark Sea (CVE-95)Hollandia (CVE-97)
Admiralty Islands (CVE-99)Matanikau (CVE-101)
Roi (CVE-103)Commencement Bay (CVE-105)
Bairoko (CVE-115)

18A

for CVE-55
ship
Measure 33
Windham Bay (CVE-92)Lunga Point (CVE-94)
Salamaua (CVE-96)Kwajalein (CVE-98)
Bouganville (CVE-100)Block Island (CVE-106)

20A

for CVE-55
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

Dazzle - Escort Carriers (CVE) by Design Number