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

Farragut Class

by Hull Number


First post-WWI destroyer class. Originally carried five 5-inch guns and 8 torpedo tubes.

Ships in red are not confirmed by photographic or textual research.
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View by Design Number
Hull NumberNameClassCamouflage DesignDesign DatePaint DateNotes Other
DD-348FarragutFarragut31/7D12/6/449/29/44*1
DD-349DeweyFarragut32/6D7/11/449/26/44*2
DD-350HullFarragut31/6D10/10/44
DD-351MacdonoughFarragutNAYF, probably remained Measure 21
DD-352WordenFarragutNA - Lost 1/12/43
DD-353DaleFarragut32/6D7/8/4410/3/44*2
DD-354MonaghanFarragut31/7D12/1/439/22/44*1
DD-355AylwinFarragut32/6D7/8/449/26/44

Notation

Indicates the date that the Bureau of Ships sent to the ship or shipyard drawings and instructions to paint that camouflage design. That directive was usually followed and camouflage completion photos were returned to the Bureau. For the rows that are marked red, no verification memos or photos have yet been found.
Indicates the earliest date that memos or photos confirm painting in that design.
Not applicable.
No assignment yet found.

Footnotes

Camouflage Measure and Design was assigned in 10/11/43 ComServPac letter #0937 to the BuShips which assigned camouflage Designs to most ships in the Pacific Fleet.
Reassigned to a new Design by the Bureau of Ships 6/10/44 memo to ComServPac that listed ships that had been reassigned from the 10/11/43 letter #0937.
Dazzle - Farragut Class by Hull Number