USS Hazelwood (DD-531) on the right on April 29, 1945, off Okinawa after the Hazelwood was hit by a Kamikaze. USS Colahan (DD-658) is going to the aid of the Hazelwood. Hazelwood was in camouflage 32/24D; also notice the stern panels. A sailor can be seen signaling on the stern. Photo source: NARA 80-G-320364.
USS Hazelwood (DD-531) is seen at sea on May 2, 1945, returning from the war zone. The damage to Hazelwood is evident and was from a hit by a Kamikaze on April 29, 1945, that killed ten officers and 67 sailors. Hazelwood was in camouflage 32/24D. Photo source: NARA 80-G-320900.
USS Hazelwood (DD-531) is seen again on May 4, 1945, from USS Yorktown (CV-10). The Kamikaze hit the stack and the bridge area and the damage to Hazelwood is clearly shown Photo source: NARA 80-G-319568.
The official caption for this photo says these ships are part of the invasion of Peleliu on September 19, 1944. The ship seen to the left is a Fletcher class destroyer wearing camouflage 32/24D. This could be USS Hazelwood (DD-531) since the Hazelwood provided gunfire support to the Marines from the initial landings on September 15 until October 3, 1944. Photo source: NARA 80-G-257518.
Reassigned to this new Design by the BuShips 6/10/44 memo to ComServPac that listed ships that had been reassigned from the 10/11/43 letter #0937.