BuShips sent all recipients of 32/4Ax on 7/19/44 an amended version of drawing 32/4Ax that changed the portside forward panel between the first superstructure deck and the second from 5-L to black.
AS-19 was sent 32/4Ax on 3/27/44, but was photographed in 32/5AS at Midway in May 1944.
A view of USS Proteus (AS-19) on the left and USS Aegir (AS-23) on the right sometime between May 3, 1944 and December 1, 1944, at Midway. Proteus is wearing 32/5AS and Aegir is in 31/12F. Photo source: NHHC 93497.
Another view of USS Proteus (AS-19) at Midway sometime between May 18, 1944 and May 28, 1944. Proteus is wearing 32/5AS and alongside are USS Bang (SS-385), USS Pintado (SS-387) and USS Pilotfish (SS-386). Photo source: NHHC 93498.
A photo of USS Proteus (AS-19) at Pearl Harbor entering drydock number four on December 18, 1944. Proteus is wearing camouflage 32/5AS. Photo source: NHHC 93496.