The design drawing for Measure 32/1C for the Atlanta class light cruisers probably drawn up in 1943. The style of this drawing and the fact that it is a single page indicate that this was an early design drawing. Almost all edges use feathering into adjacent colors; this could only be done by spraying and would probably be difficult to maintain or repaint. In fact, an August 1943 memo from the Pacific Fleet to the Bureau of Ships recommended: “Soft, graded patterns should be avoided until expert supervision for application may be made available.” This may be why no Pacific Fleet ships used this particular design drawing.
The first Design 1C drawing was for the heavy cruiser USS San Francisco (CA-38) using Measure 32 and was attached to the March 1943 Supplement to SHIPS-2. Then sometime later probably still 1943 Design 1C was drawn for the Atlanta class light cruisers also in Measure 32 as above.