Ship Camouflage - First World War

First World War

British ships began being painted gray in 1903; but lighter shades were preferred to minimize solar heating in warmer climates.

In World War I, the increasing range of naval guns, and the great fear of high-speed, long-range torpedoes used against warships and merchant ships caused a significant increase in the use of ship camouflage.

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