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

Amphibious Ships

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for LST-1

Design 18L

for LST-1

Design Number Silhouette Ships Wearing Design
for LST-1
Measure 31
Varuna (AGP-5)Zeus (ARB-4)
Endymion (ARL-9)LST-451 (LST-451)
LST-555 (LST-555)LST-607 (LST-607)
LST-619 (LST-619)LST-674 (LST-674)
LST-700 (LST-700)LST-796 (LST-796)
LST-927 (LST-927)LST-942 (LST-942)
LST-944 (LST-944)LST-1001 (LST-1001)
LST-1029 (LST-1029)LST-1030 (LST-1030)
Monitor (LSV-5)

31/18L Drawing

   The drawing for Measure 31 Design 18L for LST and similar ships dated June 15, 1944.  The specified vertical colors were dull black (BK), ocean green (5-OG), brown (3-A) and haze gray (5-H) with deck green paint on horizontal surfaces.

See Design 31/18L for LST-1 silhouette in color.

This is the only drawing of Design 18L that has yet been found.

Original drawing source: NARA 80-G-173488 and 80-G-173489.