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

Amphibious Ships

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for LST-1

Design 8L

for LST-1

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for LST-1
Measure 31
Orestes (AGP-10)Midas (ARB-5)
Pandemus (ARL-18)Romulus (ARL-22)
Sphinx (ARL-24)Stentor (ARL-26)
Askari (ARL-30)Krishna (ARL-38)
LST-428 (LST-428)LST-565 (LST-565)
LST-610 (LST-610)LST-673 (LST-673)
LST-909 (LST-909)LST-990 (LST-990)
LST-1004 (LST-1004)

31/11L Drawing

   The drawing for Measure 31 Design 8L for LST and similar ships dated December 22, 1943.  The specified vertical colors were dull black (BK), ocean green (5-OG), brown (4-A) and haze gray (5-H) with navy green (5-NG) and glossy black deck paint on horizontal surfaces.

See Design 31/8L silhouette in color.

   The first drawings of Design 8L was for LSTs on December 22, 1943, as above.  Then drawings for Design 8L for the LCI(L)-351 class were drawn using Measure 31 and Measure 33 colors on December 31, 1943.

   Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-162022 and 80-G-162023.