Name was changed from Midway 9/15/44. Lost 10/25/44.
USS St. Lo (CVE-63) wearing 32/15A at San Diego on April 7, 1944. The colors are dull black, ocean gray and light gray. St. Lo had originally been named Midway, but the name was changed to allow CVB-41 to be named Midway. Photo source: NARA 80-G-47028.
USS St. Lo (CVE-63) laying smoke with her escorts during the action off Samar as part of the Battle of Leyte Gulf on October 25, 1944, stiil in camouflage 32/15A. The distant destroyer escort is probably USS Dennis (DE-405). St. Lo would subsequently be sunk by a kamikaze hit later that day. Photo source: NARA 80-G-288145.