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

Seaplane Tenders (AV, AVD, AVP)

by Design Number


AV: Seaplane Tenders
AVD: Destroyer Seaplane Tenders
AVP: Small Seaplane Tenders

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

1F

for AVP-10
ship
Measure 31a
Duxbury Bay (AVP-38)Gardiners Bay (AVP-39)
Floyds Bay (AVP-40)

Measure 33
Cook Inlet (AVP-36)Corson (AVP-37)

2Ax

for AVP-10
ship
Measure 32
Wachapreague (AGP-8)Willoughby (AGP-9)
Casco (AVP-12)Unimak (AVP-31)
Yakutat (AVP-32)Barataria (AVP-33)
Bering Strait (AVP-34)Castle Rock (AVP-35)
Onslow (AVP-48)Orca (AVP-49)
San Carlos (AVP-51)Shelikof (AVP-52)
Suisun (AVP-53)

5Ax

for AV-4
ship
Measure 32
Curtiss (AV-4)Albemarle (AV-5)

5D

for AVP-10
ship
Measure 32
Humboldt (AVP-21)Rockaway (AVP-29)
Unimak (AVP-31)Yakutat (AVP-32)
Rehoboth (AVP-50)

Measure 33
Barnegat (AVP-10)Matagorda (AVP-22)

6A

for AV-1
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

8Ax

for AV-14
ship
Measure 32
Kenneth Whiting (AV-14)Hamlin (AV-15)
St. George (AV-16)Cumberland Sound (AV-17)

12Ax

for AV-8
shipNo ships yet identified in this design

15Ax

for AV-7
ship
Measure 32
Currituck (AV-7)Norton Sound (AV-11)

21D

for DD-187
ship
Measure 31
Hulbert (DD-342)

Measure 32
Thornton (AVD-11)

Dazzle - Seaplane Tenders (AV, AVD, AVP) by Design Number