: What color is USS Augusta painted in 1945?
: She went from MS 22 to overall dark gray.
: Perhaps 5N Navy Gray?
: USS Augusta (CA 31) British "White
: Ensign" and the U.S. Flag flying from
: the ship's mainmast, while King George VI
: was visiting President Harry S. Truman on
: board the ship at Plymouth, England, 2
: August 1945.
: President Truman was then en route home from
: the Potsdam Conference. View looks aft from
: the forward superstructure, showing the
: cruiser's aircraft crane, mainmast,
: searchlights and after smokestack.
: Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the
: collections of the U.S. National Archives
: Here is the color footage from Critical
: USS Augusta Takes Pres. Truman To Meet King
: George VI