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Thanks for all the replies
It's been a great help,
I have the those 4 books Warship Perspective on RN camouflage and in the book for 1942-43 on page 33 is 2 drawings of Norfolk June 1943 both sides showing camouflage on just the hull and the upperworks are light color. In the description it reads "Norfolk as she was out of refitting June 1943.As to why the pattern is not carried onto the upper works is a mystery,but it is possible that this was due to the need to get the ship out of the yard as quickly as possible".The camo colors for the hull are listed as B-15, B-30, and B-55.
...but the results weren't great. I think this is the early scheme. The kit instructions have camo on the hull only. I know this wasn't correc
I believe she had two different camo schemes in 1943, an early and a late. I do not know which scheme you are referring to , but the early was a complex scheme with very odd shapes, whilst the late scheme was a 3-colour wave-like scheme.
As to sources I would recommend that you google "HMS Norfolk" to see images and "HMS Norfolk camoflage schemes" to view any drawings that may exist.
I just picked up the Aoshima Norfolk (it's the 1942/43 version with the catapult) and the camo scheme is provided as decals. These are for the hull sides only but the box art shows camo on the superstructure, funnels and turrets. I assume this is correct but does anyone know if the camo was ever carried on the hull only as per the kit instructions? And if not, where I can get a plan of the full scheme?
Thanks in advance for any replies.
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