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

Oilers & Gasoline Tankers (AO, AOG)

USS Neshanic (AO-71)


Hull NumberNameClassCamouflage DesignDesign DatePaint DateNotesOther
AO-71NeshanicChiwawa32/7AO*5

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Footnotes


AO-71 was sent 32/7AO on 4/20/44, but could not paint until 9/20/44 at San Pedro. Then AO-71 was sent 32/5AO on 12/12/44; on 1/16/45 AO-71 asked BuShips if she should paint in 5AO and BuShips instructed by speedletter on 2/14/45 to paint in Measure 21.

Dazzle - USS Neshanic