USS Buchanan (DD-484) is shown at Mare Island from the starboard on June 19, 1944, wearing camouflage 31/3D. The colors are dull black (BK), ocean gray (5-O) and haze gray (5-H). Photo source: NARA BS 69584.
USS Buchanan (DD-484) is seen from the port bow outside of Mare Island on June 19, 1944. Note the HF/DF antenna on the short mainmast. Photo source: NARA BS 69586.
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.