General Specifications - Appendix 6
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAINTING
Edition of June 1943
This issue supersedes the November 1942 edition of appendix 6 to the General Specifications for Building Vessels of the U.S. Navy and section S19-1 of September 1, 1940 to the General Specifications for Machinery. It has been prepared in order to bring instructions into accord with current practice, to utilize recent developments, research, and tests in this field, and to issue it in the established printed form of the appendices to the General Specifications. The instructions for painting and cementing vessels will henceforth be promulgated in four publications namely:
The material specifications will be issued individually as rapidly as they can be prepared. Pending these issues, the paints which are procured shall be in accordance with the detail manufacturing formulas.