U.S. Navy Destroyers in WWII Dazzle Camouflage 1944-1945

USS Sampson (DD-394)

Hull NumberNameClassCamouflage DesignDesign DatePaint DateNotesOther
DD-394SampsonSomers32/3D1944-09-06*2, *5

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A July 19, 1944 letter #02098 from CinCLant requested BuShips to paint all Atlantic Fleet destroyers in camouflage 32/3D during each ship's next shipyard overhaul.

An October 24, 1944 memo from Boston Shipyard to the Bureau of Ships reported DD-394 was painted in 32/3D using an adapted DD-421 drawing on 9/6/44.

Dazzle - USS Sampson