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

USS Mission Bay (CVE-59)

Hull NumberNameClassCamouflage DesignDesign DatePaint DateNotesOther
CVE-59Mission BayCasablanca32/4A*1

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A memo from Atlantic Air Force Command (ComAirLant) to Commander in Chief Atlantic Fleet (CincLant) on 2/19/44 recommended the use of Measure 32 for Atlantic based CVE's. Then on 2/22/44 BuShips sent a letter to ComAirLant outlining the changes to camouflage 32/4A which had been for CV-6; subsequently 32/4A was redrawn for CVE-9 and CVE-55 classes and sent on 4/8/44 to ComAirLant.

Dazzle - USS Mission Bay