APA-26 was sent 32/14T on 11/13/44 through Boston with the note to 'adapt and fit'. APA-26 reported to ComServPac on 1/4/45 that she had painted 31a/16T based on BuShips drawing sent on 12/1/44.
USS Samuel Chase (APA-26) in an aerial photo on January 20, 1945, at an unidentified location. The camouflage is 31a/16T using navy blue, ocean gray and haze gray. The low sun angle makes the haze gray and ocean gray reflective and appear lighter. Photo source: NARA 80-G-301375.