Camouflage Measure and Design was assigned in 10/11/43 ComServPac letter #0937 to the BuShips which assigned camouflage Designs to most ships in the Pacific Fleet.
USS Louisville (CA-28) is shown at Mare Island on December 17, 1943 wearing camouflage 33/6D. The colors are pale gray, haze gray and navy blue. Photo source: NARA BS 57223.
USS Louisville (CA-28) again at Mare Island on December 17, 1943 from the port bow wearing camouflage 33/6D. Photo source: NARA BS 57222.
USS Louisville (CA-28) is shown off San Clemente Island on January 8, 1944, during an amphibious training exercise. The low sun angle has washed out some of the colors. Photo source: NARA 19-LCM-CA28-5.
A photo of USS Louisville (CA-28) in June 1944, from the port side wearing 33/6D. Louisville is supporting Underwater Demolition Teams (UDT) in support of the landings at Saipan. Photo source: NARA 80-G-274670.
CA-28 in 33/6D
A photo taken of the landings at Tinian on July 24, 1944, shows USS Louisville (CA-28)bombarding in support. Louisville is wearing camouflage 33/6D and the radar antennas have been erased by censors. Photo source: NARA 80-G-237589.
A collection of firepower with USS Louisville (CA-28) in front, USS Mississippi (BB-41) next and USS Idaho (BB-42) in background, taken from USS Portland (CA-33). Photo dated September 12, 1944, somewhere in the Pacific. Photo source: NARA 80-G-283711.
CA-28 in 33/6DUSS Louisville (CA-28) in Lingayan Gulf on January 6, 1945 wearing camouflage 33/6D. Louisville has just been struck by a Kamikaze plane. Photo source: NARA 80-G-363216.
CA-28 in 33/6DUSS Louisville (CA-28) at Mare Island on February 6, 1945, still wearing camouflage 33/6D. This photo identifies the damage to Louisville from the two Kamikaze hits on January 6, 1945. Photo source: NH 92362.