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1. Paragraph 3(c) of reference (a) stated that camouflage measures would be designated about three months before the probable date of delivery of the vessel after reference to Forces Afloat. Subsequently, the Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Fleet, in reference (b), has informed the bureau that the following measure is preferred for vessels under his command:
The foregoing will be included in the new camouflage instructions as Measure No. 11.
2. The Commander-in-Chief of the Atlantic Fleet, in reference (c), has stated that vessels of the Atlantic Fleet are to be painted as follows:
The foregoing will be included in the new camouflage instructions as Measure No. 12.
3. Vessels operating under the Chief of Naval Operations will be painted with Measure No. 12.
4. It is not the intention of these instructions to extend the general use of camouflage measures to Naval District vessels (Tugs, yard craft, etc.)as yet, unless special conditions make it desirable to do so.
A. H. Van Keuren
Copy to: Opnav (Office of the Chief of Naval Operations)
CinCpac (Commander-In-Chief, Pacific Fleet)
CinClant (Commander-In-Chief, Atlantic Fleet)
CinCaf (Commander-In-Chief, Asiatic Fleet)
Transcribed by RESEARCHER @ LARGE. Formatting & Comments Copyright R@L.
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