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CINC LANT FILE
A2-11/S28/FF13
    (2779)
UNITED STATES ATLANTIC FLEET
U.S.S. AUGUSTA, (FLAGSHIP)

Care Postmaster, New York, N.Y. December 6th, 1941.

ATLANTIC FLEET LETTER 15L-41

From: Commander in Chief, United States Atlantic Fleet.
To  : ATLANTIC FLEET.
 
Subject: Painting of Designating Numbers Instructions Regarding.
 
Reference: (a) CNO letter Op-23B-RLF/DD/S28-4 (410514) Serial 234923 of July 25, 1941.
(b) Ship Camouflage Instructions, Ships-2, Revised September 1941.

1.The Chief of Naval Operations in reference (a) directed that "ship's designating numbers (for destroyers) should be two feet high, painted white, and located in the center of the area now designated for the large bow numbers."

1.Surface ships of this Fleet are directed -- page 7 of reference (b) - - to paint their designating numbers in white, two feet high, in the general location designated above for destroyers.

 

R. E. INGERSOLL.

 

DISTRIBUTION:
    (Atlantic List)  List I, Case 2, A, M, X.
    (Pacific List)   Al (For Type Cdrs.).
SPECIAL: CinCAF (10), EN1-EN22, ND1, ND3-ND15, NY1-NY7.

 

G. L. RUSSELL,
Flag Secretary.

 


SOURCE:
Regular Navy Files, 1941
National Archives & Records Administration, Seattle

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