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 Lansdowne (DD-486) in Puget Sound on September 23, 1944 wearing 31/3D camouflage. Lansdowne had been resposible for sinking the German U-Boat U-153 on July 13, 1942, before transferring to the Pacific in August 1942. Photo source: NARA BS 72722.
USS Lansdowne is shown from the port side in Puget Sound on September 23, 1944, wearing 31/3D. Photo source: NARA BS 72723.
USS Lansdowne on September 23, 1944 wearing camouflage 31/3D in Puget Sound. The colors are dull black, ocean gray and haze gray. Photo source: NARA BS 72727.