U.S. Navy Mine Warfare in WWII Dazzle Camouflage 1944-1945

USS Hambleton (DMS-20)

Hull NumberNameClassCamouflage DesignDesign DatePaint DateNotesOther
DMS-20HambletonEllyson32a/22D1944-12-051944-12-18*4Converted from DD-455

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DMS-19, DMS-20 and DMS-21 were sent drawing 32a/29D on 12/5/44, but by 12/17/44 and 12/18/44 were painted in a version of 22D, probably 32a/22D for which the drawing is yet to be found. It is possible that the version of 22D was labeled 29D.

Dazzle - USS Hambleton