Hi. This is the photo I was referring to ...
ltle-boats-83 by Tim Connelly, on Flickr
: Per Tracy White's site, 5-D was discontinued
: in July, 1941. Tim Connelly has indicated
: that these vessels were painted in Measure
: 14, and that was a popular scheme for
: painting small craft in. Measure 14 is 5-O
: with 20-B decks. Haze Gray masts.
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: Hi folks,
: The USCG 83-foot cutters that were involved
: in the action at D-Day were painted dark
: gray, but what gray was it - 5-D or 5-O?
: Also, were the decks 20-B? I haven't had
: any luck finding the information. Anybody
: know the answer?
: Felix Bustelo