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  • The color of USN surface ships (as opposed to submarines, which are dark gray or black):

    “Tain’t ‘gun-metal gray’. Any sailor, even an old submariner who will be there when Growler comes back in a coupla weeks, knows it’s HAZE-gray.�?

    The New York Times, comments on The Return of the Intrepid, by Patrick McGeehan, October 2, 2008

    October 3, 2008