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

Auxiliaries III (AR, ARB, ARG, ARH, ARL)

USS Myrmidon (ARL-16)

Hull NumberNameClassCamouflage DesignDesign DatePaint DateNotesOther
ARL-16MyrmidonArchelous31/5L1945-02-06*7Comm. 3/9/45.

Photo 1


ARL-14 and ARL-16 were both sent 31/5L on 2/6/45. However, both were photographed in mid-March in patterns that do not match other 5L patterns. It is probable that another drawing, maybe locally done at Norfolk was used.

Dazzle - USS Myrmidon