Instructions for Painting
The part of the bow wave may be
painted a Dark Blue or Green. If these colors are not available,
it may be painted and Dark Gray - almost Black. The colors in this
dark part of the bow wave should not reflect more than 8% or 10% of the
Between the bow and the muzzle of the guns in No. 1 Turret, the lower
edge of the White foam (where the foam touches the upper edge of the
dark bow wave) should be painted fairly sharp, while the upper edge of
the White foam should be very soft, and blend with the Navy Gray.
Aft of the No. 1 Turret both the upper and lower edges of the White foam
should be fairly sharp.