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Re: USS Arizona dark gray color??
For "MID-1941" you are safe with Ms 1 5-D and 5-L paint. The wood decks were NOT PAINTED yet. The other decks would be the same as pre-MS 1 camo scheme. 5-D when fresh applied was very dark, but faded quickly and would chalk and show sea salt.
This attachment dates from October 1941. You have a variety of ships in the view and can see the variation in "darkness".
does anyone have a good suggestion on color for the 1941 Arizona "dark Gray" hull color?? her decks were deck color i believe and of course anti fouling red below water line..the tops were white..but i know the rest was a fairly DARK gray..any ideas of color and manufacturer?? thanks guys..
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