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CINC LANT FILE
A2-11/S28/FF13
(47)
UNITED STATES ATLANTIC FLEET
U.S.S. AUGUSTA, (FLAGSHIP)

Care Postmaster, New York, N.Y. January 10, 1942.

ATLANTIC FLEET LETTER 1L-42

From: Commander in Chief, United States Atlantic Fleet.
To  : ATLANTIC FLEET.
 
Subject: Painting of Designating Numbers Instructions Regarding.
 
Reference: (a) ATLANTIC FLEET LETTER 15L-41.
(b) Ship Camouflage Instructions, Ships-2, Revised September 1941.

1.Reference (a) is cancelled.

2.Instructions contained in reference (b) page 8 apply to painting of designating numbers on the bow and stern of destroyers, mine sweepers, submarine rescue vessels, small seaplane tenders and patrol vessels.

3.Surface ships of this Fleet other than the types enumerated in paragraph 2 above are directed to paint their designating numbers in white, two feet high, in the general location designated in reference (b) for destroyers.

 

R. E. INGERSOLL.

 

DISTRIBUTION:
    (Atlantic List)  List I, Case 2, A, M, X.
    (Pacific List)   Al (For Type Cdrs.).
     SPECIAL: CominCh (3), CinCAF (10), EN1-EN11, EN22, ND1-ND15, NY1-NY7.

 

G. L. RUSSELL,
Flag Secretary.

 


SOURCE:
National Archives & Records Administration, Seattle Branch
Record Group 181, Commandant's Office Regular Navy Files, 1942-43

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