New RAN Colours

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New RAN Colours

Postby MikeJames » 05 Aug 2016 16:25

Had a meeting in the city today, the building I was in overlooked Garden Island in the distance and you could see an FFG, (Darwin I think) up near Harry's, then Choules further up and then Adelaide at the far end of Fleet Base. There was another FFG, Melbourne at the East Dock wall.

The interesting thing was that the four ships were sporting three different colour schemes.

Adelaide was in Storm Grey, Choules was in a strange almost light grey while both FFGs were in the new, much darker Haze Grey scheme.

Don't know the repainting schedule for the fleet, but I have to say Storm Grey still looks the best, I suppose because it's familiar, while the new Haze Grey just looks dirty.

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Re: New RAN Colours

Postby rritchie71 » 05 Aug 2016 17:08

Hi Mike, what you describe sounds like Choules is still in her U.K colour.

I would have thought they would have repainted her by now.



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