Ship Camouflage Instructions
United States Navy
Ships - 2 
Revision 2
Bureau of Ships
June 1942

Camouflage Painting Measures

Measure 13 - Haze Gray System.


Low visibility to surface observers  hazy and foggy weather especially when it is accompanied with periods of weak sunlight.  

High visibility in bright weather when seen against the water.

Useful in submarine infested areas, where a periscopic observers will see a vessel entirely against a sky background.

High visibility under searchlight, and down-moon at close ranges.

Very low visibility on moonless nights and at twilight.

Painting Instructions.

Haze Gray, 5-H.

All vertical surfaces of the ship above the waterline.

Deck Blue, 20-B.

Deck surfaces and other horizontal surfaces,  which are visible to aerial observers.  Under sides of overhanging horizontal surfaces may be painted with White (5-U) to lighten shadows.


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