United States Navy
Ships - 2
Bureau of Ships
Camouflage Painting Measures
9 - Black System for Submarines.
Lowest visibility when submerged.
When on surface low visibility to aerial observers in all types of weather,
except up-sun in bright weather. When on surface high visibility to
surface observers in all types of weather.
Method of Application
Black Formula 82
Paint entire submarine above the waterline
black. The painting shall be carried over all parts which
are visible for the air including the numbers, capstan and running light
boards and bridge rails.
The radio insulators shall be dark. The
shall be no boot topping. The underbody shall be painted with the
current issues of bottom antifouling paints.
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