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wardog13 Jul 2018 2:14 p.m. PST

just looking to find out what color scheme these armed german naval trawlers (kriegfischkutter) were (hope i spelt it right?

Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP13 Jul 2018 3:13 p.m. PST

The one I built years ago I painted in standard DKM
gray (a little darker than USN Haze Gray).

Decks I did in light oak (not quite blonde).

Didn't try for any camo pattern and the hull below
the waterline was straight rust-red, with a black

This was done in the late 1960's and there was not
a great deal of information available.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP13 Jul 2018 4:01 p.m. PST

In the Osprey book 'Kreigsmarine Coastal Forces' they are pictured mostly in pre war merchant marine colours (IE Greys with rust staining, and light oak decks
A Google image search under krieg fischkutter will bring a lot of relevant pictures.


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