USS Breckinridge (DD-148) in a photo taken at Boston on March 6, 1945, wearing camouflage 32/3D reversed. The colors are navy blue (5-N), ocean gray (5-O) and light gray (5-L). Some Atlantic destroyers and destroyer escorts used navy blue as the darkest color. Photo source: NARA BS 79538.
Breckinridge is shown again at Boston from the port side on March 8, 1945, wearing 32/3D. Photo source: NARA BS 79536.
A November 27, 1944, memo notes that the Bureau of Ships had been informed that Boston Shipyard had painted some Atlantic Fleet escorts in 3D using navy blue (5-N) vice dull black (BK).
A July 19, 1944 letter #02098 from CinCLant requested BuShips to paint all Atlantic Fleet destroyers in camouflage 32/3D during each ship's next shipyard overhaul.