Reassigned to a new Design by the Bureau of Ships 6/10/44 memo to ComServPac that listed ships that had been reassigned from the 10/11/43 letter #0937.
USS Ralph Talbot (DD-390) a destroyer of the Gridley class is shown on May 9, 1944 at Hunters Point, San Francisco wearing 31/1D. The colors are dull black, ocean gray and haze gray. Photo source: NARA BS 65221.
Ralph Talbot is shown again from the starboard wearing camouflage 31/1D Hunters Point on May 9, 1944. Photo source: NARA BS 65223.
USS Ralph Talbot (DD-390) again from the port bow in 31/1D on February 17, 1945. This photo was taken from USS Sargent Bay (CVE-83). Photo source: NARA 80-G-264016.