1. Le Triomphant in December 1940 was repainted in Admiralty 516B dark grey (Home Fleet colors).
2. Le Triomphant in April 1940 wore a Mountbatten Pink scheme during the Norwegian campaign.
3. Le Triomphant in July 1941 had the Admiralty 516B scheme reapplied, this time with a false bow wave. A picture of this scheme is seen on page 254 as the ship is seen passing the USS Saratoga in San Diego on 25 August 1941.
4. Le Triomphant was given a dark grey (5-D)at San Diego in September 1941.
5. In December 1941 the Le Triomphant was given a distruptive schemem on the starboard side and a deceptive pattern on the port side that featured the silhouette of a cargo ship. This pattern was reversed in a March 1942 refit.
6. Le Triomphant in November 1943 had a US Navy dark grey.
It should be noted that during the refits equipment such as AA guns and radar fits were upgraded as were asw equipment. So to insure the vessel carries the correct scheme with the correct equipment you would need to have this type of information.
7. The refit of the Le Terrible in the US in 1943 shows the hull with dark grey hull (main deck) with light grey on the raised foredeck and upper superstructure. This scheme seems to have been used on many of the class as they went through US refits in 1943-44.
Alain may have some other info. as he is very knowledgeable on the French fleet.
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