A July 11, 1944 speedletter #01996 from Commander in Chief Atlantic Fleet (CinCLant) requested BuShips to paint all destroyer escorts under construction and assigned to Atlantic Fleet in camouflage 32/3D.
USS Neal A. Scott (DE-769) of the Cannon class on October 10, 1944, in Boston. Scott is wearing camouflage 32/3D in a reversed application. Scott has the popular additional 40mm in place of the torpedo tubes. Scott operated in the Atlantic Fleet the entire war. Photo source: NARA 80-G-382778.
Neal A. Scott is shown from the starboard again on October 10, 1944, in Boston. Scott is wearing camouflage 32/3D in a reversed application and the vertical colors are dull black (BK) ocean gray (5-O) and light gray (5-L). Scott carries a SU radome midway up the mast above the bridge and an HF/DF on the stub mast. Photo source: NARA 80-G-382777.
Neal A. Scott again in Boston from the starboard stern on October 10, 1944, wearing a fresh 32/3D reversed camouflage pattern. There are no “extra” panels on the stern Photo source: NARA 19-LCM-DE769-3.