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

Porter & Somers Classes

by Design Number


Both classes were designed to be squadron leaders with three twin 5-inch gun mounts. There were 8 torpedo tubes on Porter, and 12 torpedo tubes on Somers.

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

3D

for DD-357
ship
Measure 32
Selfridge (DD-357)McDougal (DD-358)
Winslow (DD-359)Phelps (DD-360)
Clark (DD-361)Davis (DD-395)
Jouett (DD-396)

3D

for DD-380
ship
Measure 32
Trippe (DD-403)

3D

for DD-421
ship
Measure 32
Moffett (DD-362)Somers (DD-381)
Warrington (DD-383)Sampson (DD-394)
Benson (DD-421)Mayo (DD-422)
Madison (DD-425)Hilary P. Jones (DD-427)
Charles F. Hughes (DD-428)Livermore (DD-429)
Eberle (DD-430)Plunkett (DD-431)
Kearny (DD-432)Mervine (DD-489)
Quick (DD-490)Farenholt (DD-491)
Endicott (DD-495)McCook (DD-496)
Frankford (DD-497)Murphy (DD-603)
Parker (DD-604)Laub (DD-613)
Nields (DD-616)Baldwin (DD-624)
Thompson (DD-627)Knight (DD-633)
Butler (DD-636)Tillman (DD-641)

3D (rev)

for DD-357
ship
Measure 32
Balch (DD-363)

5D

for DD-356
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

22D

for DD-357
ship
Measure 32
Selfridge (DD-357)

Dazzle - Porter & Somers Classes by Design Number