USS Patuxent (AO-44) from the port side at San Pedro, California on June 17, 1944, wearing camouflage 32/6AO. Patuxent is riding very light. Photo source: NARA BS 67961.
USS Patuxent (AO-44) again at San Pedro on June 17, 1944, wearing camouflage 32/6AO. The distictive sawtooth of Design 6AO is prominent. Photo source: NARA BS 67962.
A view from USS Saratoga (CV-3) of a refueling operation from the fleet oiler USS Patuxent (AO-44) on February 4, 1945. Patuxent is wearing camouflage 32/6AO. USS McNair (DD-679) is on the other side of Patuxent and is in camouflage 32/3D. Days later, on the night of February 21, 1945, Saratoga would be heavily damaged in a kamikaze attack off Iwo Jima and had to be aided by McNair. Photo source: NARA 80-G-315210.